Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry constitutes a new standing committee under its umbrella for Direct Selling business

Karachi, October 05, 2016 (PPI-OT): For the first time in Pakistan, The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has constituted a new standing committee of Direct Selling for the promotion and protection of this business in Pakistan. Shaikh Rashid Alam has been appointed as the first Chairman of this newly formed Standing Committee, by the President FPCCI.

Alam is also having the Permanent Observer Status at WIPO, (the specialized agency of United Nations). He is the subject specialist and has vast experience and knowledge in the field of “Direct Selling industry” in Pakistan. President Direct Selling Association of Pakistan Mr. Anis Ahmed Merchant and Many other organizations from the trade industry extended their gratitude to Alam on his Appointment as the first Chairman of this newly formed FPCCI Standing Committee.

While speaking to the media persons, Alam said, that the establishment this Committee is a clear evidence of the fact that FPCCI being the apex trade truly understand the present and forthcoming business and economy challenges related to the local and international market niche.

Further He said, Direst Selling Business is a rapidly growing industry, globally. Through the apex trade body platform, we aim to bring together all local, national and international companies working in the business domain of Direct Selling Industry to stand together for designing the legal framework and strengthening the business operations of Direct Selling in Pakistan. He added that the standing committee will aim to promote, facilitate and provide legal protection to direct selling organizations and their members at all levels.

He further emphasized that the said standing committee will ensure to protect our consumers from all sorts of fraudulent businesses practices regarding pyramid and Ponzi schemes in Pakistan. He is quite confident about the bright future of the direct selling industry and hopes to see all organizations operating in this domain will positively follow the rules and regulation under law of the land of Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
M. A. Lodhi
Secretary General
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Shahra-e-Firdousi,
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35873691, 93-94
Fax: +92-21-35874332
Email: info@fpcci.com.pk
URL: www.fpcci.com.pk