KARACHI: Director General Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Major General Azhar Waqas (Hilal Imtiaz Military) has assured all possible cooperation to the industrialists of North Karachi industrial area,
saying that the stability of businesses & industry is very important for the stability of the economy.
The business community is the backbone of the economy, so our first priority is to provide a peaceful and conducive environment to the business community, according to a statement issued on Saturday.
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He expressed these views while addressing a meeting during his visit to North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry (NKATI) along with Brig Altaf Ahmed, Sector Commander, Sindh Rangers. Faisal Moiz Khan, president NKATI, SVP Shabbir Ismail, VP Naeem Haider, Muhammad Nasim Akhter, former president NKATI, Syed Azim Ali, Project Director NKIDMC, Syed Yasir Ali, Dy. Chief CMC, Muhammad Farooq Khatuda, Chief DMC, Syed Tariq Rashid, Director Finance NKIDMC, Asif Maqsood, former Chief CMC and other members also attended the meeting.
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DG Rangers Sindh assured all possible cooperation on the identification of the problems related to law and order in the industrial area, saying that effective measures will be taken to protect the life and property of the industrialist community. In this regard, Pakistan Rangers Sindh will also increase the number of personnel.
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Earlier, President NKATI Faisal Moiz Khan, while warmly welcoming the DG Rangers Sindh and discussed the issues related to improving law and order situation in the North Karachi Industrial Area.
He said: “Due to political instability and serious economic crisis, it was becoming difficult to run industries, especially the industrial community, which was very worried about the current situation in the country. Due to continuous devaluation of rupee, increase in petroleum prices, the production cost has increased enormously, while extreme utility charges also doubled the production cost. It was feared that it would have negative effects on the country’s exports.”
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Therefore, for economic stability, it is necessary to improve the law and order situation as well as improve the economic policies and take measures to reduce the production cost of industries so that exports are promoted and the economy is stable.