OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - Pakistans leading logistics and supply chain management experts have observed that the governments lack of support to the logistics and supply chain management has been causing a loss of 2 per cent to the GDP per annum. They were addressing participants of 1st International Conference and Exhibition on Logistics and Supply Chain Management jointly organized by Pakistan International Freight Forwarders Association (PIFFA), Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan (ACAAP) and Publicity Channel here at a local hotel on Tuesday. Vice President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industries Iftikhar A. Malik inaugurated the conference. Iftikhar A Malik, while speaking as chief guest, termed the logistics and supply chain as the lifeline of economy in the country. He said that floods had damaged the road infrastructure, which inflicted a heavy loss on road transportation of goods. However, he also expressed his concern over lack of initiative on the part of business community to improve the air, sea, and rail and road logistics and supply chain system in the country.