Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry pledges to promote paper and paperboard sector

Lahore, October 01, 2016 (PPI-OT):The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry will leave no stone unturned to promote the paper and paperboard sector which is doing a social service by keeping the education in the reach of common man. These views were expressed by the LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan while addressing the 23rd Annual General Meeting of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association.

Senior leader of APPMA Khamis Saeed Butt, MNA Waheed Alam Khan, new Chairman of APPMA Khawaja Muhammad Abbas, former LCCI office-bearers Mian Anjum Nisar, Tahir Javed Malik, Khalid Pervez, Muhammad Saleem Bakia, Muhammad Anis, Nadeem Saeed Wain, Zahid Maqsood Butt, Adnan Khalid Butt, Arshad Baig, Yahya Bari and others also spoke on the occasion.

The LCCI office-bearers said that All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association is playing a significant role for the promotion of education sector. They urged the newly elected office-bearers of the APPMA to forward their proposals to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry so that the issued being faced by them could be taken up with concerned government circles.

While congratulating the body of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association, the LCCI office-bearers hoped that they will utilize their best abilities to serve the traders attached with this business. Speaking on the occasion, newly elected APPMA Chairman Khawaja Muhammad Abbas, former President Nadeem Saeed Wain, Bao Bashir and Khamis Saeed Butt urged the government to help curtail import duty on the Paper and paperboard and it should be included in the category of semi-finished material for printing and packaging.

They said that the government should allow duty-free import of paper used for printing of text books. They said that it would help the students to get text books on cheaper rates. Khamis Saeed Butt presented the Annual Report of APPMA besides giving details about the APPMA performance during the outgoing year. At the end, shields were given to the participants.

For more information, contact:
Shahid Khalil
Information Department
Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)
11-Shahrah-e-Aiwan-e-Tijarat,
Lahore -54000, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-111-222-499
Fax: +92-42-36368854
Website: www.lcci.org.pk