LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry launched the video-conferencing facility at its premises and became first Chamber of Commerce & Industry in the country having such a modern trade tool.
LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari inaugurated the video-conferencing facility while LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Tariq Misbah, Vice President Kashif Anwar, former President Mian Anjum Nisar, former Vice President Saeeda Nazar, Executive Committee Member Zahid Javaid Ahmad, Waqar Ahmad Mian, Nasir Saeed, Syed Mehmood Ghaznavi, Amjad Ali Jawa and Rehmatullah Javaid were also present in the inaugural ceremony.
The video-conferencing facility will help LCCI members to communicate easily with their customers, employees and counterparts abroad. Speaking on the occasion, President LCCI Engineer Sohail Lashari said that video-conferencing facility will provide LCCI members a unique opportunity to have live discussion with their foreigner counterparts. He said that this facility would also give boost to the LCCI Mediation Center and it would be easier to get the international business disputes of local businessmen solved in a shortest possible time. He said that often business professionals have to travel long distances to meet with customers or counterparts.
Engineer Sohail Lashari said that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the world are rapidly adopting video conferencing facility to stay connected with their international counterparts, to increase their productivity and to bring down their cost of doing business.