ICCI calls for finalizing food standards in consultation with stakeholders.

ISLAMABAD -- President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari on Saturday said that the business community welcomes the establishment of the Food Authority in Islamabad as it will ensure the supply of safe and unadulterated food to the citizens.

However, he emphasized the Food Authority to finalize laying out food standards and laws in consultation with the stakeholders, which will yield better results for both sides.

He said this while talking to Dr. Tahira, Chairperson Islamabad Food Authority during her visit to ICCI office.

Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari said that the Islamabad Food Authority (IFA) should conduct awareness sessions in markets to educate and sensitize the business community of the food sector about food standards.

He said that ICCI will cooperate with IFA for awareness sessions and is ready to provide its auditorium for this purpose.

He said that a committee comprising representatives of ICCI and IFA should be formed to play a role in solving the problems of the food sector and move forward with consensus.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Tahira, Chairperson, of Islamabad Food Authority said that the aim of her authority is to ensure the availability of quality food to the citizens and hoped that the business community of...

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