UN offers to assist Pakistan in industrial sector development

UN offers to assist Pakistan in industrial sector development

RAWALPINDI: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) can provide assistance to Pakistan for the sustainable development process of industrial sector, said Esam Alqararah county director of UNIDO during his visit to Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry RCCI here Tuesday.

Esam said that UNIDO eager to promote clean and sustainable energy solutions, energy conservation, energy efficiency and promoting renewable energy resources such as biomass for industrial and other applications in Pakistan.

He appreciated the role of RCCI in promoting business activities stressing that UNIDO believed in creating enabling policy environment, coupled with deliberate action by government ,private sector and development practitioners which is necessary to utilize the full potential of women's participation in national economy. He assured that UNIDO would continue to collaborate with RCCI in initiatives aimed at industrial and entrepreneurship development.

Earlier, President RCCI Raja Amer Iqbal welcomed the UNIDO team and lauded its efforts in capacity building of business institutes and community. He gave a short brief on RCCI’s key initiatives to promote trade relations and business activities in the country and the region.

He said RCCI Women Business Incubation center (WBIC) is in final stage.

The purpose of this initiative was to provide women a platform to excel in the field of entrepreneurship. President RCCI expressed hope that RCCI in collaboration with UNIDO will conduct trainings, and seminars to promote Small and Medium Enterprises in the country. (APP)