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South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) organize inception seminar at Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI); Sensitize business community to invest in forestry sector

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December 13, 2016: South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) in collaboration with the Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) organized an inception seminar at SCCI, to sensitize the members of SCCI and potential investors regarding the opportunities in the forestry sector.

The seminar began with a welcome address by Haji Muhammad Afzal, President, SCCI, who thanked the participants and appreciated the role of SPFC in promoting sustainable forestry investments in Pakistan.

It was followed by a presentation by Tahir Rasheed, CEO, SPFC, on Investment Opportunities in Forestry Sector in South Punjab, who informed that SPFC has been mandated to promote afforestation on 134,995 acres of allotted land across Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Rahim Yar Khan, Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh and D.G. Khan districts of South Punjab.

The presentation was followed by Q&A session. Haji Muhammad Afzal gave concluding remarks and hoped that the initiative will instill a positive change, create green jobs and contribute to the GDP.

More photos of this event can be found here.

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