​KCCI delegation calls on Chief Minister

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By Fast Kashmir on 15/09/2017.

​KCCI delegation calls on Chief Minister

Mehbooba urges trade bodies to become catalysts in strengthening industry foundations

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 14: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the trade bodies to become catalysts in further strengthening the foundations of industry in the State.

Interacting with a delegation of new office bearers of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) which called on her here today, the Chief Minister said her Government is taking steps to ensure reforms in business, industrial,  labour and other sectors of economy to make the business activity in the State much more easier. She invited the delegation to share their views and ideas to further ease the business activity in the State with the Government.

Minister for Finance, Dr. Haseeb Drabu was also present on the occasion.

Complimenting the new office bearers of KCCI on assuming charge, Mehbooba Mufti hoped the new team would be able to galvanise this one of the oldest industry platforms of the State into a vibrant activity forums for enhancing industrial growth, expanding social inclusion and further deepening the social responsibility of the business community.

The delegation invited the Chief Minister for coming general meeting of the apex trade body. They also thanked her for initiating steps to improve tourist footfall in the coming winter months. They also thanked her for redressing their pleas regarding reducing tax rates on walnut industry and shawl vendors.

The delegation also sought taking steps for improving awareness about GST, filing of returns and remissions among the trader community. They also sought help in developing Chamber House at Srinagar.

The delegation comprised Javeed Ahmad Tenga, President; Nasir Ahmad Khan and Fayaz Ahmad Punjabi, Vice Presidents; Dr Gazalla Amin, General Secretary;  Parveez Naqash, Asif Siddiq, Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad, Syed Masood Shah, Sheikh Gowhar Ali, Sheikh Zahoor Ahmad and other members.