Islamabad, February 07, 2019 (PPI-OT): A delegation of Traders Welfare Association, Jinnah Super Market, Islamabad led by its President Malik Rab Nawaz visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and highlighted various issues of their market that needed urgent attention of CDA. Asad Aziz Senior Vice President, Ch. Ashraf Vice President, Abdul Rehman Siddiqui Secretary General, Fasih Ullah Khan Joint Secretary, Abrar Ahmed Finance Secretary, Abdul Malik Press Secretary and other were in the delegation. Yousaf Rajput President Blue Area, Sheikh Awais President E-11, Sheikh Javed President Furniture Association, Ch. Nadeem Gujjar President PTI Traders Wing Islamabad and representatives of various markets were also present at the occasion.
Addressing the delegation, Ahmed Hassan Moughal, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that Jinnah Super was one of the important commercial centers of Islamabad where foreign clients also used to visit for shopping and stressed that CDA should address key issues of market on priority. He said that MCI has issued licenses for setting up Khokhas on green belts due to which Jinnah Super was facing many problems and urged that MCI should revise its policy.
Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi, Vice President, FPCCI Capital Office said that being Chairman CDA and Chief Commissioner ICT, Amir Ali Ahmed was in a better position to resolve issues of business community and urged that he should focus on better development of all markets in the federal capital including Jinnah Super.
Rafat Farid Senior Vice President and Iftikhar Anwar Sethi Vice President ICCI said that CDA had developed an underground parking in Jinnah Super by spending millions of rupees, but due to lack of facilities, parking was still unutilized. They stressed that CDA should provide lights, security guards, sanitation staff and other facilities to make the parking operational.
Speaking at the occasion, Malik Rab Nawaz President and Abdul Rehman Siddiqui Secretary General, Traders Welfare Association, Jinnah Super, Islamabad said that due to rising encroachments, it was difficult for customers to visit market. They said that CDA has allowed tea stalls on footpaths in Jinnah Super creating difficulties for activities. They said that footpaths in Jinnah Super were broken while sewerage system and sanitation arrangements were in pathetic condition and urged that CDA should look into these issues for urgent redress.
They said that PTI government should arrange early passage of new rent control law from parliament to resolve this longstanding issues of traders. Mian Shaukat Masud, Ajmal Baloch, Khalid Chaudhry and others also spoke at the occasion and called upon CDA to focus on development of Jinnah Super on modern lines.
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