- NEDB will oversee alignment, progress, and implementation of Strategic Commerce Coverage Framework.
- Ministry of Commerce will act because the secretariat of the board and its assembly will probably be held bi-monthly.
- Govt says extra sectors and representatives will probably be added sooner or later of time.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair the National Export Development Board (NEDB), shaped by the Ministry of Commerce to “increase Pakistan’s export competitiveness”.
The ministry on Friday issued the listing of presidency members that can type a part of the board in addition to non-public people it would invite to be a part of the board. It additionally issued the Phrases of Reference for the board.
“To provide strategic guidance to increase Pakistan’s export competitiveness by continuously improving the enabling environment for exports and increasing firms’ capabilities,” learn the TORs shared by the ministry.
The ministry stated that the NEDB may also oversee the “alignment, progress, and implementation of Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF) along with various sector-specific policy initiatives”.
It should additionally function a “monitoring and evaluation platform” to assist the federal government develop enhancement insurance policies and initiatives in numerous export sectors.
“To provide guidance and support to the relevant institutions mandated with the role to promote export-oriented foreign and local investment in the country,” stated the assertion.
The ministry of commerce will act because the secretariat of the board and its assembly will probably be held bi-monthly.
The federal government press launch additionally stated that extra sectors and their representatives will probably be added by the Ministry in “due course of time”. It additionally stated that the board “might co-opt native and abroad Pakistani consultants, girls, and younger entrepreneurs on any particular sector-wise difficulty.”
Composition of NEDB
Prime Minister of Pakistan
Advisor to PM/ Minister of Commerce and Investment
Minister of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives
Minister of Industries and Production
Minister of Finance and Revenue
Minister of Energy/Power Division
Minister of National Food Security and Research
Governor State Bank of Pakistan
Chairman Board of Investment
President Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Chairman Pakistan Business Council
President Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Additional public sector representative/members to be invited on an agenda basis:
|Minister of Foreign Affairs/ secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|Ministry for Economic Affairs/ secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum/secretary Petroleum division|
|Minister for Maritime Affairs / Secretary Ministry of Maritime Affairs|
|Chief Ministers of respective Provincial Governments / respective chief secretaries|
|Any other Ministry/Department|
Private sector representatives to be invited:
|Textile & Apparel||Bashir Ali Mohammad||Gul Ahmed. Karachi|
|Ahsan Bashir||Suraj Cotton Mills, Lahore|
|ljaz khokhar||Ashraf Industries, Sialkot|
|Khurram Mukhtar||Sadaqat Textiles, Faisalabad|
|Shahzad Asghar||Style Textile, Lahore|
|Leather||S. Anjum Zafar||Eastern Group, Lahore|
|Irfan Iqbal||Nova Leathers. Karachi|
|Pharmaceutical||Khalid Mahmood||Getz Pharma. Karachi|
|Engineering Goods||Almas Hyder||Synthetic Products Enterprises Ltd, Lahore|
|Faisal Afridi||Haier Group, Lahore|
|Rice||Chairman||Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP), Lahore|
|Fruits & Vegetables||Waheed Ahmed||lftekhar Ahmed & Co. Karachi|
|Agriculture||Mahmood Nawaz Shah||Sindh Mango Growers & Exporters. Hyderabad|
|Surgical Instruments||Shakir Iqbal||Hilbro International, Sialkot|
|Information Technology||Chairman||Pakistan Software Houses Association ([email protected])|
|Ammara Masood||NDC TECH, Karachi|
|e-Commerce||Muneeb Maayr||Bykea, Karachi|