Measures being taken to facilitate growth of business activities in the Capital: Chairman CDA

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Staff Reporter

Chairman CDA Amir Ali Ahmed has said measures are being taken to facilitate growth of business activities in capital.

He was talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan.

He said instructions have been issued for tackling measures about non-conforming issues of business.

This he said will be carried out in cooperation with ICCI to find out amicable solution of such issues.

The delegation discussed matters for further of uplifting of the Capital and de-sealing of shops, which were sealed due to non-conforming use.

Abdul Rauf Alam Convener ICCI CDA Committee, Tahir Abbasi former Senior Vice President ICCI, Shehzad Shabbir Abbasi President, Traders Welfare Association Super Market and others were in the delegation.

Speaking at the occasion, Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that many businesses from trade and industry were operating in the federal capital since long and CDA has now started to seal shops in some areas due to non-conforming use, but this action was disrupting the business activities.

He said that CDA has also issued notices to some industries for non-conforming use while these industries were promoting exports and providing jobs to thousands of workers.

He emphasized that instead of taking direct action in markets and industrial areas, CDA should always take ICCI on board so that amicable solutions of such issues could be found with joint efforts.

ICCI President said that due to Covid-19 pandemic, our economy was already facing great problems and this situation demanded that every business related institution including CDA should facilitate ease of doing business instead of taking measures that would cause further contraction in business activities.

He said that in this age of competitive business environment, business dynamics have changed significantly.

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