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Owais assures KCCI to help resolve grievances

MPA of PPP, Syed Owais Muzaffar, former Sindh Minister of Local Government has extended full support to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in resolving various issues being faced by the clamber and its members, says a press release issued here on Tuesday. "I will personally meet Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, and ask him to resolve issues being faced by the business community of Karachi Chamber," he assured while speaking at a dinner reception hosted by KCCI for him.

Chairman of Businessmen Group and former president KCCI, Siraj Kassaim Teli. Vice Chairmen BMG Zubair Motiwala, Haroon Farooki and Anjum Nisar, President KCCI, Abdullah Zaki , Senior Vice President KCCI, Muffasar A, Malik, Vice President KCCI, Muhammad Idrees, Former Presidents KCCI. Haroon Agar, A. Q. Khalil, Mian Abrar Ahmed, Former SVP KCCI Shamim Ahmed Firpo and other Managing Committee members were also present on the occasion. Siraj requested Owais to advocate KCCI case and convince Sindh government to address grievances being faced by the business community.

Siraj Teli said, "Some people say Karachi is mini Pakistan but I strongly believe that Karachi is Pakistan as it contributes more than 68 percent to the national exchequer and most of Pakistan's trading activity is being carried out through this city". he said and added, Karachi remains resilient against many unfavourable circumstances particularly the prevailing lawlessness

Referring to his meeting with Director General Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Major General Rizwan Akhtar, Teli said that he informed the DG Rangers that the business community has witnessed 20 to 25 percent reduction in the incidents of target killings and the activities of Bhatta mafia so far but street crimes, car thefts, burglaries area rampant.

"Karachi Operation must be carried out indiscriminately without considering the cast creed, colour or political affiliation of the criminals sabotaging peace in the city", he added.-PR

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