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Laws on halal products’ certification being framed: Sajid Yousafani

LAHORE: Secretary Livestock and Dairy Development Sajid Yousafani said that laws on halal products’ certification are being framed and would be finalized soon. The Secretary was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar presented the Address of Welcome. LCCI Senior Vice President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Vice President Mian Abuzar Shad, former President Mian Muhammad ... Read More »

PIAF-Founders Alliance all set to start election campaign

LAHORE: PIAF-Founders Alliance will start its election campaign for upcoming LCCI polls on September 3 by inaugurating its main election office at Landmark Plaza, Jail Road, Lahore. The decision was made in the meeting of PIAF-Founders Alliance Steering Committee jointly presided over by Mian Muhammad Ashraf and Mian Anjum Nisar while Engr. Sohail Lashari, Iftikhar Ali Malik, Muhammad Ali Mian, ... Read More »

President KCCI urges govt to bring reforms in agri sector

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry President Muhammad Haroon Agar said that agriculture is much neglected sector which needs immediate attention by the government to bring reforms, establish seed banks & research centres, set up cool chains and purpose-built warehouses to get maximum benefits. The economy of Pakistan is also heavily dependent on agriculture sector as it feeds people, ... Read More »

LTIA announces support for PIAF-Founders Alliance in LCCI polls

Lahore: All 21 former Chairmen of Lahore Township Industries Association (LTIA) on Monday announced to support PIAF-Founders Alliance for upcoming LCCI elections scheduled for September 23 and 24. Chairman LTIA Nasrullah Mughal, Senior Vice Chairman Muhammad Anees Qadri, Vice Chairman Mian Khurram Ilyas, former Chairman Haroon Shafiq Chaudhry, Iqbal Baig Chaughtai, Babar Mahmood Chaudhry, Malik Tahir Javed, Amjad Ali Jawa, ... Read More »

LCCI donates Rs4.3 million

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Monday, while fulfilling its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), donated Rs 4.3 million among 10 charitable institutions. The cheque distribution ceremony was presided over by LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar while LCCI Senior Vice President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Vice President Mian Abuzar Shad, former Presidents Mian Misbahur Rehman, Mian Muzaffar Ali, former Senior ... Read More »

IT revolution reinforcing Pak economy

LAHORE: Revolutionary advances in Information Technology are reinforcing economic and social changes; therefore, Pakistan would be among the digitized nations of the world very soon. This was the upshot of the speeches delivered at Digital Punjab Conference organised by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry in connection with Lahore Shopping Festival and in active collaboration with Government of Punjab, ... Read More »

APPMA delegation visits Pakistani Consulate in Guangzhou

LAHORE: A delegation of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association (APPMA) visited Pakistani Consulate in Guangzhou and attended a dinner hosted by Fiji Paper Manufacturers Association of China. Pakistani Consulate in Guzngzhou, Vice Counselor Nawab Ali Rahoojo warmly welcomed the delegation. The 12-member delegation headed by Khamis Saeed Butt, while other members include Safeer Hayat Butt, Abdul Wajid Butt, Muhammad Naeem, ... Read More »

All stakeholders put their heads together to resolve issues in WeBOC system

KARACHI: A 15-member committee of the stakeholders and customs officials put their heads together on Wednesday to resolve issues related to WeBOC system installed at the Customs House in Karachi. The 15-member committee comprised of Karachi Customs Agents Association (KCAA), export committee and trade bodies while customs was represented by additional collectors, deputy collectors and assistant collectors. The meeting was ... Read More »

PIAF assures full support to weed out Dengue

LAHORE: Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF), while appreciating the efforts to weed out the menace of Dengue, has assured Punjab government of its full support. In a statement issued on Friday, PIAF Chairman Malik Tahir Javed asked all the businessmen to extend maximum cooperation to the government to make its efforts a complete success. He also urged them ... Read More »

LUMS wins LCCI Business Plan Competition 2013

LAHORE: Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has won Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Business Plan competition 2013, while second and third prizes went to University of Central Punjab (UCP) and Lahore College for Women University. The function at 90 Shara-e-Quaid-e-Azam, was jointly presided over by Minister for Education, Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan ... Read More »

KCCI terms revision in power tariff as penalty on honest consumers

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s President Muhammad Haroon Agar, in a statement, has expressed deep concern over hike in power tariff of 56 percent for industrial, 33 percent for commercial and 15 percent for residential consumers and termed this decision as “penalty on honest consumers for dishonesty of others”. He lamented the government has tried to find a ... Read More »

Australia pledges to extend sector-specific cooperation to Pakistan

LAHORE: Australian High Commissioner Peter Heyward pledged to extend sector-specific cooperation to Pakistan in its bid to increase the volume of bilateral trade that has yet to touch one billion dollar mark. The Australian High Commissioner was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar presented the address of welcome while the other speakers ... Read More »

Committee reviews arrangements for Lahore Shopping Festival

LAHORE: Lahore Shopping Festival Coordination Committee formed by the Chief Minister Punjab met on Friday and discussed all the arrangements for the festival. The meeting, presided over by MNA Pervaiz Malik, remained in session for well over two hours and feedback of various government departments was taken into consideration. LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar, Vice President Mian Abuzar Shad, Secretary Industries ... Read More »

Fate of Textile Ministry hangs in balance

Karachi:  The value-added textile sector has shown its sheer concern over the indifferent attitude of the government for not appointing Commerce Minister even after passing more than two months. The Acting Chairman Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Irfan Ali said it’s really surprising that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has yet to name Commerce Minister or decide the ... Read More »

Govt to support APCNGA in LNG import

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said government will extend help to All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) to realise its plan to import LNG which will mitigate energy crisis. He said that government will seriously consider allocation of gas quota to CNG stations, reduce gas loadshedding in Punjab and Sindh and stop theft ... Read More »

KCCI delegation calls on President-Elect Mamnoon Hussain

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s ‘BMGians’ delegation headed by Chairman Businessmen Group Siraj Kassam Teli accompanied by Vice Chairmen Businessmen Group Tahir Khaliq, Haroon Farooki, Anjum Nisar, President KCCI Haroon Agar, Senior Vice President Shamim Firpo, Vice President Nasir Mehmood and others met with President-Elect, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain at Karachi. Siraj Kassam Teli, Chairman Businessmen ... Read More »

Govt plan to celebrate Kite Flying Festival hailed

Lahore: Vice President of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association and Founder of Kite Flying Festival in Pakistan Khawaja Nadeem Saeed Wayeen has welcomed Punjab government plan to celebrate Kite Flying Festival at a dedicated site near Changa Manga and termed it a morale-boosting decision at right time and in right direction. In a statement issued here on Monday, Khawaja Nadeem ... Read More »

Committee formed for Lahore Shopping Festival

LAHORE: Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has constituted an 11-member high-powered Coordination Committee for Lahore Shopping Festival 2013. According to a notification issued by the Chief Minister’s Office, the committee comprising MNA Pervaiz Malik, LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar, Senior Vice President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, DCO Lahore, Provincial Home Secretary, Secretary Industries, Secretary Information, Secretary Excise and Taxation, Chief Traffic Officer, ... Read More »

Agar backs institutional arbitration mechanisms to resolve trade disputes

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) President Muhammad Haroon Agar has stated that the trust deficit between the friendly countries and Pakistan can be bridged while introducing institutional arbitration mechanisms between the Chambers of Commerce in Pakistan and their international counterparts. Exchanging views with Imran Khan, Solicitor from Lewis Hymanson Small Solicitors, Manchester, during his visit to KCCI, ... Read More »

LCCI to remain closed from 8th to 10th August

Lahore: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry will remain closed from August 08 to August 10 on account of Eid-ul-Fitr. However, the Chamber working would be resumed on August 12 as usual. Read More »