With the Compliment of Press Secretary to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Handout No2 Peshawar 14th March 2017
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that CPEC was a game changer for whole the region but there was another CPEC emerging out of the whole CPEC for the province. He hinted that his government was holding a Road Show in Beijing in April where the natural advantages of the province would be marketed adding that the projects in all the sectors had already been prepared. He said If the elder brother does not create hurdles, they would success to bring investment of $30 billion till the month of upcoming June. He also directed to coordinate with Women Chamber of Commerce in order to enable it to get maximum benefits from Beijing Road Show in the backdrop of CPEC. He was addressing to inaugural ceremony of 4th Women Entrepreneur Trade Fair arranged by the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan and Women Chamber of Commerce & Industries Peshawar division here at Peshawar.
Director Trade Development Authority, Sareeruddin, President Women Chamber of Commerce Shamama Arbab, Senior Vice President Iqbal Bano, President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industries Haji Muhammad Afzal, Managing Director TCKP Mushtaq Ahmad and Fitrat Illyas Bilour also spoke on the occasion.
The Chief Minister appreciated the heroism and the bravery of women, who inspite of the life-threatening environment kept their business activities alive. He admired Women Entrepreneurs and assured that KP government will always with them adding that no nation could rise to the height of glories unless their women were side by side with them. He also appreciated the sincerity of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan in the promotion of women entrepreneurship in KP and recommended that TDAP may continuously arrange such like activities in Peshawar to enable the women entrepreneurs to compete at international level.
Talking about the reform initiatives of his government, he said that KP government has successfully introduced a regulatory regime with the introduction of new laws and acts for greater transparency and accountability. Pervez Khattak hoped that by the end of 2017 they will give a completely changed province to its citizens, where everybody would enjoy a self-esteem, respect and honor. People would reap the fruits as almost all the projects were in the completion process. He assured the chamber that KP government will go all out to bring KP business women at par with the Punjab. Pervez Khattak also saluted the women entrepreneurs, who had travelled from far flung areas of KP and other provinces of Pakistan and said that they had given a message to the world that no factor either terrorism or something else can horrify the daring Pakistanis.