Published Date: Oct 21, 2017
RCCI inks MoU with SDPI
The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Friday.
President RCCI, Zahid Latif Khan and Executive Director SDPI Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri signed and exchanged documents at a ceremony attended by Chamber representatives including Vice President Khalid Farooq Qazi, former president Manzar Khurshid and Secretary General Irfan Manan Khan.
Commenting on the occasion Zahid Latif said that the main objective of this MoU was to promote policy oriented research and advocacy from a broad multi-disciplinary perspective; promotion and implementation of policies, programs, laws and regulations based on sustainable development.
RCCI and SDPI would jointly work for strengthening the relationship between civil society and the private sector through active facilitation and collaboration with other organizations. Both organizations would cooperate with each other in sensitizing the business community about the gender issues and also having the respect for freedom of speech, equality, rule of law, and tolerance. Zahid Latif also gave a short briefing on RCCI key initiatives, exhibitions and Women Business Incubation Center (WBIC).
Earlier, Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri in his address appreciated the role of RCCI in promoting business activities and entrepreneurship. He said that SDPI would contribute to building up national research capacity and infrastructure in Pakistan.