Meeting discussed development projects, handicraft industry in GB

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Staff Reporter
Islamabad

The National Productivity Organization (NPO) is all set to launch ‘Developing and Promoting Cottage Industry’ project in Gilgit-Baltistan, with an objective to enhance cottage industry and uplift the economy of the region.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) NPO, Muhammad Alamgir Chaudhary Friday chaired a meeting in this regard here, during which detailed discussion was held for the execution of the project, said a press statement of the organization issued here.

The NPO would prepared PC-1 of the project, it said adding that the organization would conduct a need assessment and meet with different stakeholders in Gilgit Baltistan to identify issues and recommend interventions about the project, the statement added.

Chairman FPCCI, Qurban Ali, President, Mehboob Robbani, Mushtaq Hussain from Hunza Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI) , Rehmat Karim Secretary General HCCI, Shafqat Karim Former Vice President, Gilgit Chamber of Commerce (GCC I), Engr. Zeeshan Abbas and others were also present on the occasion.

Alamgir Chaudhary briefed the dignitaries regarding the working, mandate, and different projects of NPO and Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Japan.