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LCCI signs agreement with National Highways & Motorways Police

LAHORE:  Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Highways and Motorways Police (NH&MP) Training College, Sheikhupura to jointly contribute for the awareness of the road safety and efficient mobility of vehicular traffic on National Highways and Motorways. According to the details, Commandant/DIG NH&MP Training College Sheikhupura, Mehboob Aslam Lilla said that ... Read More »

MCCI demands new route from Quetta to Multan for facilitation of businessmen

MULTAN: Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has demanded from Pakistan International Airline (PIA) to start new route from Quetta to Multan for the facilitation of business community of South Punjab. President of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) Mian Fazal Elahi Sheikh has said that there was no concession in fare of PIA’s domestic flights for the ... Read More »

FPCCI calls for tapping potential of tribal districts

ISLAMABAD: Acknowledging the role of the army in ensuring peace in tribal districts, the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has urged the local and foreign businessmen to look into the opportunities created in the area. FPCCI Vice President Qaisar Khan Daudzai said on Tuesday that the army has not only improved the situation but also played ... Read More »

FPCCI seeks action against shipping companies, terminal operators for unfriendly behavior in trade facilitation

KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has lambasted shipping companies and terminal operators for their non-cooperative behavior in trade facilitation, a statement said on Monday. “Efforts by FPCCI and Customs to provide trade facilitation are not properly materialized due to weak contribution/participation by other stakeholders particularly shipping companies and terminal operators,” Mian Anjum Nisar, President FPCCI ... Read More »

RCCI elects Nasir Mirza as unopposed president

RAWALPINDI: Muhammad Nasir Mirza elected unopposed as President of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) for the year 2020-21. The 3-member RCCI Election Commission consisting of Malik Zahoor, Fazlurahman Malik and Sheikh Hafeez Ahmad announced the winners in this regard in a meeting held here. The announcement of newly elected Senior Vice President Usman Ashraf and Vice President ... Read More »

‘Common Expo Centre to be established in four cities of Punjab’

GUJRAT: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood has said that a common Expo Centre would be established in four cities of Punjab to boost industry sector. Abdul Razak Dawood said this during an official visit to Gujrat Chamber of Commerce and Industries. A ‘common expo centre’ will be established for Sialkot, Gujrat, Wazirabad and ... Read More »

KCCI concerned over sudden rise in law & order incidents

KARACHI: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan, while expressed deep concerns over sudden rise in law & order incidents in Karachi, urged the Sindh Government, Police and Rangers Authorities to immediately take notice of the worsening law & order situation by adopting stringent security measures for maintaining complete peace and tranquility in every nook ... Read More »

KCCI fully supports modification of KE’s License, withdrawal of exclusivity on generation

KARACHI: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan has expressed concerns over K-Electric’s lobbying in the press against the proposed APM by NEPRA in the License No.09/DL/2003 dated July 21, 2003 and putting forth flimsy and untenable arguments against modification of KE’s license to bring an end to its absolute monopoly over the sale and distribution ... Read More »

SMEDA should develop business to business portal like Amazon & Alibaba

MULTAN: President of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) Mian Fazal Elahi Sheikh and Senior Vice President Mian Rashid Iqbal suggested that SMEDA should develop a business to business portal like Amazon and Alibaba which are the largest e-commerce companies in the world and these are two business models for us. Exchanging views with Javed Afzal Provincial Chief of ... Read More »

Govt, SBP asked to support manufacturing: Mian Zahid Hussain

KARACHI: President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday lauded the government and SBP for supporting the manufacturing sector and asked to take more steps to strengthen this sector. This sector is providing jobs to ten million people but its share in the GDP has contracted to 14 percent which must be ... Read More »

Shibli Faraz inaugurates Export Display Centre at ICCI

  ISLAMABAD: Information and Broadcasting Minister Syed Shibli Faraz has said that the business community is the lifeline of the economy and promotion of business activities is the key focus of the incumbent government. This he said while addressing the business community after inaugurating a state-of-the-art auditorium in the Export Display Centre building of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & ... Read More »

KCCI welcomes CM’s approval of Rs1.37b for reconstruction of roads in Site area

KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group & Former President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Siraj Kassam Teli has warmly welcomed the approval of Rs1.37 billion by Chief Minister Sindh for reconstruction of the dilapidated roads of Sindh Industrial Trading Estate (SITE) Ltd Karachi which was pending since long that led to creating immense hardships for thousands of industries in Site ... Read More »

FPCCI demands concrete steps for development of KP, tribal districts

ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday demanded concrete steps to develop Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and tribal districts to ensure lasting peace. The government should promote trade and industry in these areas to develop them and provide jobs to thousands of unemployed for which investors should be given some incentives, said Vice President FPCCI ... Read More »

KCCI underscores need to fast-tack Karachi’s infrastructure rebuilding

KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) & former President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Siraj Kassam Teli, while warmly welcoming finalization of an eight-member committee formed for effective implementation of Rs1.1 trillion Karachi Package, said, “We appreciate formation of the Provincial Coordination & Implementation Committee (PCIC) comprising representatives from the Federal and Sindh Governments along with an official from ... Read More »

Restaurant owners boycott foodpanda over unfair practices

  KARACHI: The All Pakistan Restaurant Association (APRA) has protested over the unfair practices by foodpanda and boycotted, also announced to stop food delivery from September 15, 2020 in the first phase in Karachi. In a letter of complaint to the CEO of the company, Muhammad Naeem Siddiqui, chairman APRA apprised their member’s grievances and concerns, pointing out that foodpanda ... Read More »

FBR asked to rationalize tax rates

LAHORE: President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Irfan Iqbal Sheikh Saturday said that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) should rationalization of rates of turnover tax and withholding taxes in consultation with the Chainstore Association in order to remove unnecessary burden of taxes which do not reflect tax on income. He was speaking with a delegation of ... Read More »

Value added mineral export future of Pakistan: EFP president

KARACHI: Ismail Suttar, President of Employers’ Federation of Pakistan (EFP), has said that “A country cannot rise from debt till it learns the art of value addition”. Pakistan has an abundance of mineral resources but is unfortunately not utilized to its full potential and exported in crude form which only constitutes to 5pc of the total GDP. We as a ... Read More »

FTO providing relief to taxpayers by carrying out independent investigations

ISLAMABAD: Federal Tax Ombudsman, Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera has said that protecting the interests of taxpayers is the key priority and FTO is providing relief to taxpayers by carrying out independent investigations about the maladministration by functionaries administering the federal taxes. Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera said this on Thursday while inaugurating a facilitation desk of Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) set up in ... Read More »

RCCI observes Belgian Business Contact Day

RAWALPINDI: Belgian Business Contact Day was observed at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and industry (RCCI). The day was observed with the theme of “Post Covid 19, moving forward together.” Belgian ambassador Philippe Bronchain while addressing the business community said that there is a huge potential and opportunities to enhance trade between the two countries. He assured full cooperation to ... Read More »

KCCI underscore need to intensify implementation of Karachi Package

KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and former President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Siraj Kassam Teli has stressed that the survival of entire Pakistan is dependent on the survival of Karachi hence, the implementation of Rs1100 billion package for Karachi has to be intensified otherwise the gigantic task of rebuilding Karachi’s infrastructure will neither be completed in the ... Read More »