PFC urges govt, private sector to raise forest cover 25 per cent

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Pakistan Furniture Council on Sunday urged the government and private sectors to join hands for raising its forest cover from 5 per cent to 25 per cent in order to meet the ever-growing needs of the furniture industry in Pakistan.

Mian Kashif Ashfaq CEO PFC, while talking to a delegation of women furniture entrepreneurs led by Ms Nida Ejaz said currently, paper and furniture and local industries, are experiencing serious supply shocks which are not only impeding their further growth and but also adversely affecting their international competitiveness.

As the global economy is expected to be more challenging this year in the wake of Covid 19.—APP

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