SCCI, Smeda establish 'Business Facilitation Centre'.


PESHAWAR -- The Sarhad Commerce of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), Tuesday established a first-ever 'Business Facilitation Centre' in the chamber house, aimed at resolving issues of business community at their doorstep.

Focal persons from more than 58 federal and provincial government departments have been nominated for the Business Facilitation Centre (BFC).

In this regard, an inaugural meeting of the nominated focal persons of government departments was held here at the chamber house, under chairmanship of SCCI president Engr Maqsood Anwar Pervaiz, which was also attended by the chamber senior vice president, Shahid Hussain, vice president Abdul Jalil Jan, SMEDA provincial chief, Rashid Aman, Executive Committee members of the SCCI, Mujeebur Rehman, Aftab Iqbal and focal persons from different government departments of the BFC.

Engr Maqsood Pervaiz said on the occasion that the BFC will play pivotal role in resolution of business community issues as well as attract investment in the province that will also improve Pakistan position regarding 'Ease of Doing Business in global index.

SCCI president termed the establishment of BFC is a milestone initiative toward industrialization and attracting investment in Khyber Pakthunkhwa, besides to facilitate and resolution issues of business community under 'one window' operation service.

However, he sought the government...

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