RCCI donates five million to Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams fund
Rawalpindi: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has contributed five million donation to the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund. Two member RCCI delegation headed by President Malik Shahid Saleem and former president Sohail Altaf presented the check to Prime Minister Imran Khan after attended a briefing on current economic condition and Government’s efforts to address the hurdles and steps taken in bringing economic reforms.
The RCCI Chief, in a statement, said that the business community appreciated the Prime Minister and Supreme Court initiative as it has been converted into a national drive to bring awareness among masses towards water crisis and climate change. He said the construction of dam is in national interests and business community will join its hands in the national drive to raise awareness and contribution for the dam fund. Unluckily Pakistan lack dams and for last few years Pakistan has made no efforts for dam construction whereas India surpass us in this regard. Also the Asian development Bank has reported that Pakistan was on the verge of being classified as a Water Scare country, he added.
He said that Prime Minister apprised the business community on recent steps taken in reviving the industrial activities in the country, including the unification of Gas slabs for the textile industry and relieves duties on 82 tariff lines concerned with raw materials and inputs for export oriented sectors. He said that business community assured its full support and contribution towards the betterment of economic situation in the country.