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Local banks incapable of meeting CPEC requirements: Mian Zahid Hussain

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Sat, 2017-02-18 08:03 — editorIslamabad,February 18, February (Asiatribune.com)President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former Provincial Minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said local banks are not capable enough to meet the requirements of CPEC.President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals ForumGovernment should ask banks to increase their strength and invite big foreign banks to step into Pakistan’s promising market, he said.Mian Zahid Hussain said that FBR has started implementation of establishing 41 buildings on the economic corridor to handle tax related issues. Now government should immediately increase budget and number of employees of the Apex tax agency so that it could handle tax matters properly.He said that the most important project is establishment of proper facilities on the Pak-China border in Gilgit-Baltistan where the related f…

3rd PHASE OF VBMP LONG MARCH

: The leaders of Voice for Baloch Missing persons Farzana Majeed Baloch and Mama Qadeer Baloch are planning to start the 3rd phase of VBMP Long March from Washington DC to UN office in New York. The 1st phase was from Quetta-Karachi, 2nd was from Karachi-Islamabad. The VBMP leaders reached to Washington DC in America on Sunday.The aim of the March will be to highlight human rights violations including #EnforcedDisappearances and Pakistani state's atrocities in #Balochistan and record their protest at United Nations."We represent the Enforced-disappeared persons and their families in Balochistan and we will continue our struggle for the release of all missing persons from Balochistan," Farzana Majeed Baloch.