Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has initiated on regular basis to interact with business community and media members to seek their ideas and strategic measures to improve business environment and economic development of Pakistan.
Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, president of apex trade and industry body, the FPCCI called upon for an accelerated move for a real promotion and expansion of higher education, developing new avenue in scientific and research development. He presided over a meeting of FPCCI Central standing committee convened by Prof Dr Abdul Jabbar Khan, Deputy Convener.
Prominent among participants were former president KCCI Amjad Rafi, Hanif Lakhany FPCCI VP, Engr M A Jabbar, Iftikhar Vohra from the business while specially invited Karachi Press Club representatives and journalists Nasir Mahmood, Abdul Waheed Rajpar, treasurer, Khalil Nasir, M Arif Khan. While Dr Asmat Ara from University of Karachi, Dr Irfan Aziz, Federal Urdu University of Science and Technology and Dr Yasmin Sultana Farooqui, acting Dean and Chairperson Ilma University/ Biztek Karachi discussed the role of media, industry and education in Pakistan.
Participants urged for an expanded ground for research, development, academia-industry deep linkage. The FPCCI president Nasser Maggo pointed out various gaps in modern day education and promotion of trade, industry, scientific proposition for a real growth and development. Dr Abdul Jabbar Khan welcomed the participants and assured a continued dialogue and linkage between media, academia and research.
Earlier, the FPCCI invited all leading businessmen, industrialists, trade bodies to participate in the Open House web session that will be held on every third Saturday of the month, the first one held on Saturday, 20th March 2021 at 11:00 am.
Since resumption of the office of the President FPCCI Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo is keenly pursuing the agenda of economic prosperity of Pakistan through implementation of suitable policies that will only be designed with the consultation of stakeholders particularly representatives of economic and business sectors. He said that the apex body of trade and industry will play its role by supporting the present government which is struggling to bring socio-economic prosperity despite multidimensional challenges at domestic and international fronts as well.
Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo further said the vision and economic policies of the government which he believes will re-track the economy needs broader consultation to formulate mechanism of implementation under the changing dynamics due to global pandemic COVID-19. Most of the avenues of trade enlargement seem to have disappeared or have become fragile as the leading nations are fighting to overcome this pandemic that has damaged and retarded the economic pace globally. Maggo said this initiative of mega dialogue of business community will positively bring new ideas and avenues of economic growth.