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LCCI forms committee on parking plazas & encroachments

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) tasked its executive committee member Khadim Hussain with construction of new parking plazas in city’ s centers where space is available on public and private basis. The two time EC member is basically belong to marble business but has strong command over trading class issues. Mian Tariq Misbah the president, LCCI took ... Read More »

FBR restores 2pc income tax on chemicals & dyes raw materials instead of 5.5pc

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has met the long-standing demand of the Pakistan Chemicals & Dyes Merchants’ Association (PCDMA) by removing Chemicals & Dyes raw materials from Part 3 (finished goods) and Put now in Part 2 (raw materials). In this regard, SRO 1240 has also been issued under which the previous rate of 2pc income tax for ... Read More »

KCCI vows to get Orangi traders’ issues resolved

KARACHI: Senior Vice President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) M. Saqib Goodluck, after listening to the grievances being suffered by the Orangi traders, vowed that KCCI would try its best to get the infrastructure, sewerage, electricity and law & order issues resolved by bringing them to the notice of relevant departments as KCCI was keen to ensure an ... Read More »

Asad Umar assures to support ICCI for establishment of new

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has assured that he would fully support the ICCI in its endeavours for the establishment of a new industrial estate near Islamabad. He stated this while addressing a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) which called on him led by Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, said ... Read More »

CPEC undoubtedly game changer project: Governor Punjab Ch Sarwar

RAWALPINDI: A three-day business conference on CPEC Central Asia organized by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) in Gwadar ends on a high note. The moot was organized to explore trade and investment opportunities in Gwadar and to cement trade ties and linkages with Central Asian countries. Governor Punjab Ch Muhammad Sarwar who was the chief guest on the ... Read More »

Turkish companies keen for setting up industrial units in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Turkish companies expressed their keen interest for setting up industrial units in Pakistan to start production activities to meet the needs of the construction industry. Interest to this effect was shown by a delegation of Turkish companies that visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said a statement. Mustafa SAK, President, ADO Group, Kamil Arsalan, Chairman of the Board, ... Read More »

SMEDA to organize help desk to facilitate businessmen

ISLAMABAD: The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) is going to organize one-day thematic help desk on “General Business Management and Soft Skills” for profitable business growth here on Tuesday (November 24). The workshop is being organized by SMEDA under National Business Development Program (NBDP) for SMEs, to extend advisory services to small and medium business, according to sources ... Read More »

Pak women entrepreneur wins 8 Stevie Awards in USA

NEW YORK: Syeda Amna Nasir Jamal, a rising women entrepreneur and social activist, won seven silver and one bronze Stevie Awards, widely considered being the world’s premier business awards held every year in the USA. She was nominated for all eight categories as a finalist among over 3,500 nominations at the 17th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business that ... Read More »

SMEs in North Karachi facing hardships due to harassment by SESSI, EOBI: Faisal Moiz

KARACHI: President North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry (NKATI) Faisal Moiz has said that although North Karachi was the biggest industrial zones of Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) but unfortunately, all these SMEs, who play a major role in the economic development of the country, were facing a lot of hardships because of harassment and demand for bribe by ... Read More »

KCCI requested to assist in dealing with exorbitant duties, taxes on motorcycle spare parts

KARACHI: A delegation from All Pakistan Motorcycle Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association (APMSPIDA), while highlighting some major issues being faced by APMSPIDA members, sought KCCI’s assistances in convincing the authorities to reduce the exorbitant duties and taxes particularly 35 percent Custom Duty and 11 percent Additional Duty on import of motorcycle spare parts, which terribly raises the cost and ... Read More »

KCCI finalizes 18 sub-committees, 3 special committees for 2020-21

KARACHI: The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has appointed Chairmen of 18 Sub-Committees and three Special Committees for the year 2020-21. Chairman Businessmen Group & Former President KCCI, Siraj Kassam Teli, Vice Chairmen BMG Tahir Khaliq, Zubair Motiwala, Haroon Farooki and Anjum Nisar, General Secretary BMG AQ Khalil, President KCCI M. Shariq Vohra, Senior Vice President KCCI M. ... Read More »

NKATI concerned over disturbance of port operations

KARACHI: President North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry (NKATI) Faisal Moiz Khan, while expressing deep concerns over the unsatisfactory arrangements for handling export and import consignments at Port Qasim Port and the use of delaying tactics by terminal operators while unloading containers at the port. In a statement issued on Thursday, Faisal Moiz Khan requested the Minister for Ports ... Read More »

Hyderabad made products to be displayed in Toledo City trade exhibition: Dr. Anwar

HYDERABAD: The Chairman, Toledo-Hyderabad Sister City Committee of Toledo Sister Cities International United States Dr. Anwar Ali has said that Hyderabad made products will be displayed in trade exhibition of Toledo city with objective to enhance trade and industrial activities between the two cities. He informed this while addressing the members of Hyderabad Chamber of Small Traders and Small Industry ... Read More »

ICCI calls for exempting markets from smart lockdown in Capital

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has urged the local administration to exempt all markets and business areas from the imposition of smart lockdown. They urged to take measures to ensure the implementation of SOPs in order to curb the 2nd wave of Covid-19 pandemic in the federal capital as the economy was not in a position to ... Read More »

SITE president suggests to enhance load limit for SMEs to avail PM’s tariff benefit

  KARACHI: President, SITE Association of Industry Abdul Hadi, has in a press statement, welcomed the electricity tariff, announced by the Prime Minister, for the general industries and particularly, for the SMEs and given proposals to make it more effective. Abdul Hadi has requested the Prime Minister to enhance the load limit for SMEs from 70-KW to 140-KW so that ... Read More »

ICCI pays tributes to Iqbal, urges for following principles of great poet

ISLAMABAD: Paying rich tributes to Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal on his 143rd birthday, the President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan Monday stressed the need for following the principles of the great Muslim Philosopher and poet to make Pakistan a progressive and prosperous country. Addressing a ceremony organized by the Islamabad Founder Lions Club to ... Read More »

KCCI urges shopkeepers to strictly ensure compliance of SOPs/ business timings

KARACHI: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra, after listening to the reservations raised by a delegation from All City Tajir Ittehad (ACTI), assured that KCCI would try its level best to make sure that no injustice is done to any shopkeeper even if the government opts another lockdown or smart lockdown in any market of ... Read More »

SMEDA to organize training on “Business Communication Skills for SMEs”

  ISLAMABAD: The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) is going to organize one-day training program on “Business Communication Skills for SMEs” for profitable business growth here on Tuesday (November 10). The training session is being organized by SMEDA under National Business Development Program (NBDP) for SMEs, to extend financial advisory services to small and medium business, according to ... Read More »

RCCI to organize CPEC-CARs business conference in Gwadar

RAWALPINDI:  A three-day business conference on CPEC Central Asia organized by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) will be held in Gwadar from November 16 to 18 aiming to explore trade and investment opportunities in Gwadar and to cement trade ties and linkages with Central Asian countries. This was stated by RCCI President Mohammad Nasir Mirza while addressing a ... Read More »

ICCI demands withdrawal of 300pc hike in property tax

ISLAMABAD: The business community in a meeting at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the Municipal Corporations Islamabad (MCI) to urgently withdraw the 300 percent hike in the property tax in Islamabad. They said that making exorbitant increase in property tax in one go was a great injustice to the residents of Islamabad. Chairing the meeting, ... Read More »