STAFF REPORT LHR:Construction and engineering services industries play an important role in the economic uplift and development of a country.
“Construction activities are a mechanism of generating the employment and offering job opportunities to millions of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled workforce,” said LCCI President Sohail Lashari during a visit to the recently held Build Pakistan exhibition at the Expo Centre in Lahore.
It also plays a key role in generating income in both formal and informal sector and supplements the foreign exchange earnings derived from trade in construction material and engineering services.
The LCCI President said that the exhibitions are a proven tool to promote economic activities and attract foreign investment besides highlighting the soft image of the country.
Engineer Sohail Lashari said that it was a happy sign that a number of large companies, both from Pakistan and abroad, were taking part in this mega event that had proved a big success.
The LCCI President said that the display of the latest Technological Advancements of Equipments, Materials, Services and Techniques in the related fields will help to provide an opportunity to the exhibitors to interact with the industry leaders, entrepreneurs, governmental bodies and foreign delegates allowing them better networking opportunities for joint ventures and transfer of technologies.