ISLAMABAD: Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with a delegation visited Sitara Market, G-7 MarkazIslamabad and congratulated Syed Altaf Hussain Shah, President, Rana Akram, Secretary General and other newly elected Office Bearers of the Traders Welfare Associationof the market on achieving landslide victory in the elections. Chairman Founder Group MianAkramFarid, Vice President ICCI Abdul RehmanKhan, Zubair Ahmad Malik, Muhammad EjazAbbasi, MianShaukat Masood, Ajmal Baloch, Khalid Chaudhry, Naveed Malik, Sheikh Abdul Waheed, Fahim Khan, AkhunzadaNaeem Khan, Chaudhry Ashraf Farzand, Rana Qaiser, Malik Afzal and others were in the delegation.
Speaking on the occasion, SardarYasirIlyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said that the promulgation of a balanced rent control act in Islamabad was the dire need of the hour as it was a long standing demand of traders. He said that the absence of a rent law was not only giving rise to rent disputes between the tenants and landlords, it also affected the business activities as well. Therefore, he demanded that a balanced rent law should be promulgated which should protect the genuine rights of the landlords and the tenants. He further said that an amended bill of rent control act was passed by the Standing Committee of the National Assembly and emphasized that National Assembly should pass it as soon as possible while the Chamber would extend full cooperation in this regard.