OUR STAFF REPORTER RAWALPINDI - The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and all the trade associations of the city during a meeting lashed out at the governments erroneous policies that had completely ruined business activities in the country and announced a massive protest against the rulers in upcoming days. In the meeting, held at RCCI on Monday, prevailing situation in the country with special reference to feeble law and order situation, energy crisis, imposition of baseless new taxes and poor tax collection system of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), inflation and broadening of tax net were came under discussion in detail. RCCI President Syed Ali Raza, senior vice president Mian Ateeq, vice president Dr Shumail Daud, former presidents and all the office bears and representatives of the trade association attended the meeting. At the end of discussion, RCCI President Syed Ali Raza said that government has badly failed to solve the problems of masses specially business community. As the PPP led government did not make any serious effort to resolve the issues related to the business community, hence RCCI and trade associations have decided to agitate against government wrong policies. RCCI will soon announce the future strategy in this regard, Ali Raza added. He said that business community always supported the government in almost every issue but in return the later neglected the business men. Ali further said that in the prevailing situation business community would not pay any new tax and government must focus to broadened the tax net instead of pressurising the already tax payers. The government never took on board the businessmen community in the policy making process, which shown that government was not in favour of business community, he mentioned. RCCI President said that government had surged the prices of oil products which not only affected the business activities in the country but also the purchasing power of the masses had reduced. The office bearers and representatives of trade associations, while speaking on the occasion, demanded of the government to withdrawal its anti-poor decision of price oil hike as the already poverty-stricken masses were suffering a lot. They said that unannounced power outages had destroyed their business.