HYDERABAD: President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Zubair F. Tufail has informed that the government has started consultation with the business community to meet the economic challenges being faced by the country.

While addressing the traders, industrialists and representatives of the Lions Club, Zubair F. Tufail said that Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa had also held meeting with the business community while the leaders of three leading political parties also desired consultation with the business community for betterment of the economy.

The ceremony was held here at a local banquet hall on late Tuesday night which was attended by a large numbers of representatives from the business community of Hyderabad as well as of Lions Club.

The President FPCCI has expressed hope that despite unfavourable circumstances, the future of the nation is bright and soon all economic problems being faced by the country would be overcome with the support of all stakeholders.

He said that as a result of the untiring efforts of S.M. Muneer and Iftikhar Ali Malik, the leaders of Businessmen Group, the FPCCI has emerged as a financially strong organization and the group is striving for addressing the grievances of the business community of Pakistan.

The Ex-President FPCCI and nominated candidate for International Director Pakistan Lions Club International Mian Muhammad Idrees while speaking on the occasion informed that over 30 Lions Clubs would be formed in Hyderabad, Tando Allahyar, Latifabad, Qasimabad, Shaheed Benazirabad and Larkana aimed to serve the needy people of the areas.

He called upon the philanthropists to share their pool in respect of donation so that the same could be utilized for improvement of socio economic condition of the poor countrymen. The Chairman Fateh Group and President Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Goharullah while responding to appeal of Mian Muhammad Idrees, announced the formation of eight Lions Clubs in Hyderabad.

Among others, the Chairman UBG Sindh Dr. Khalid Tawab, Malik Khuda Bux and Muhammad Aslam Khan also addressed the participants.