PESHAWAR                 –            The Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Business (SCCI), has urged the federal government to take pragmatic steps to resolve the important thing problems with furnishings trade and assist to offer enhance the export of furnishings merchandise. The SCCI president Maqsood Anwar stated that Pakistan usually and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa specifically have large potential to advertise the export of finest furnishings merchandise and the federal government ought to deal with the important thing problems with this trade for its higher development. This he stated whereas addressing the oath taking ceremony of All Pakistan Furnishings Affiliation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter right here on Thursday.

On the event, the SCCI vice chairman, Shahid Hussain, Jalil Jan, Small and Medium Enterprises Improvement Authority (SMEDA) provincial chief, Rashid Aman, All Pakistan Furnishings Affiliation Central Chairman Zahid Hussain, the affiliation provincial chairman, Ejaz Ali, furnishings producers and allied trade folks have been current.

Mr Maqsood stated that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has various potentials relating to furnishings, particularly cottage trade. Nonetheless, he stated because of pathetic angle of earlier governments and unfavorable circumstances in previous, the businessmen hooked up with the furnishings trade are dealing with extreme hardships, which is just too a significant trigger for declining in exports of furnishings merchandise, he added.

He demanded the federal government to take immediate measures to resolve problems with furnishings manufactures on precedence foundation, in addition to, immense potentials in marble, honey, gems and jewellery, hydel energy era, and different pure sources, a fantastic potential in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa furnishings trade is exited, which want to use in environment friendly method that might assist in selling exports of furnishings objects.

Roughly 600 furnishings small and enormous models present in Peshawar College street together with furnishings factories in different components of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, SCCI chief knowledgeable. He famous that the furnishings trade had performed pivotal position within the nation exports. Nonetheless, he lamented that the previous successive governments didn’t do a lot to offer enhance this necessary trade, because of which it’s declining quickly.

The SCCI president urged the federal and provincial governments to announce particular incentives and grant for furnishings trade in addition to take proactive steps to resolve key points this necessary trade. He additionally demanded of the Small and Medium Enterprises Improvement Authority (Smeda) to problem matching grant to furnishings trade on precedence foundation.

All Pakistan Furnishings Affiliation Central Chairman Zahid Hussain Khan, President Taj Ahmed Waheed, the affiliation provincial chairman, Ejaz Ali, Smeda chief Rashid Aman, Mujeebur Rehamn additionally spoke on the event.

Earlier, the SCCI president took oath from newly-elected workplace bearers of the All Pakistan Furnishings Affiliation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chapter.