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South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) and Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) collaborate for a seminar

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March 13, 2017: South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) in collaboration with Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) organized an inception seminar at MCCI, to sensitize the business community and members of MCCI, regarding the opportunities in the forestry sector.

The seminar began with a welcome address by Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi, President, MCCI, who chaired the event and appreciated the role of SPFC in promoting sustainable forestry investments in Pakistan.

Tahir Rasheed, CEO, SPFC, delivered a presentation on Investment Opportunities in Forestry Sector in South Punjab. He explained that investing in forestry will yield high returns and also contribute to reducing deforestation in Pakistan, as the wood-based industry will finally be able to rely on sustainably farmed wood. Tahir Rasheed further said, ‘Through SPFC’s initiative, we also plan to engage the Multi-national Corporations (MNCs) through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaigns, aimed to increase the forest cover of Pakistan and contribute to ecology.’

The presentation was followed by Q&A session. Shahid Naseem Khokhar, Former President, MCCI, gave the concluding remarks and urged the investors will benefit from this opportunity.

More photos of this event can be found here.

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