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Govt wants to reduce undue burden of duty, taxes: Hammad Azhar

LAHORE: The government has always wanted to reduce undue burden of taxes to ensure fast growth of trade, industry and economy. He said that economy of Pakistan has taken a remarkable turnaround and economic indicators are portraying a positive picture. Global economy is squeezing at the rate of 4.5 per cent while Indian economy is squeezing over 10 percent due ... Read More »

MEFRA urges govt to take stock of uncalled for harassment promoting show-cause notices

LAHORE: Manufacturers and Exporters Association of Ferozepur Road Lahore (MEFRA) chairman Syed Hammad has urged the government to take notice of the uncalled for harassment generating notices being issued by the government department including State Bank of Pakistan, Wasa and others. He expressed these views while explaining the bottlenecks in way of conducting smooth business to the Lahore Chamber of ... Read More »

FBR taking steps to bring customs valuation office to Lahore

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is taking steps to bring the customs valuation office to Lahore. A single portal is being made for Federal and Provincial Taxes for harmonization of Taxes, adding the refunds of Hafeez Centre affecters will be processed on top priority. These views were expressed by the Member Inland Revenue-Operations FBR Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed ... Read More »

Establishment of 13 SEZs to bring industrial revolution: CM Usman Buzdar

MULTAN: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said  that setting up of 13 Special Economic Zones (SEZs) will bring industrial revolution in Punjab. He said that employment opportunities would be generated especially in South Punjab by promoting the industrial sector as there was huge potential for industry and trade in the backward areas. He that South Punjab had huge ... Read More »

PIAF-Founders Alliance bags all 8 seats of LCCI Associate Class with thumping margin

LAHORE: The PIAF-Founders Alliance made another clean sweep by winning all the 8 seats of LCCI Associate Class for year 2020-21 paving the way for the Alliance to have its president, senior vice president and vice president. Total 4751 votes were polled out of 10,670 while 102 votes were rejected due to technical reasons. PIAF-Founder Alliance got 2477 panel votes ... Read More »

Pakistan’s exports revolved around cotton, wheat, rice & sugarcane: President Alvi

LAHORE: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan is making all out efforts for peace in Afghanistan as this will benefit it in a big way. Pakistan would not only be having a good export market but it would ensure access to other neighboring countries. He said the diversification and value addition of products are a must to achieve ... Read More »

Govt removes import duties on 41pc industrial raw materials

LAHORE: Advisor to Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said the Ministry of Commerce is working on a three year plan to rationalize tariff, especially the duties on raw materials while abolished import duties on 41pc industrial raw materials which are more than 1600 tariff lines. Abdul Razak Dawood was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of ... Read More »

Collector Basit Maqsood Abbasi pledges early resolution of businessmen issues

LAHORE: Customs Enforcement & Compliance Collector Basit Maqsood Abbasi has assured the business community of full cooperation for resolution of their issues on priority basis. He was speaking at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry here on Thursday. Senior Vice President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) Ali Hussam Asghar, Vice President Mian Zahid Jawaid Ahmad and ... Read More »

Facilitating businessmen top priority of Appraisement Collectorate : Fareed Iqbal Qureshi

LAHORE: Chief Collector Customs Appraisement Dr. Fareed Iqbal Qureshi has said that facilitating the business community is top priority of the Collectorate, while customs appraisement has worked hard to ensure minimum time in clearance of goods and articles and easy registration of the firms. He expressed these views during meeting with LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh and Senior Vice President ... Read More »

Govt focusing to industrial development: Usman Buzdar

LAHORE: The government is focusing to the industrial development and has established 13 special economic zones. Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar expressed these words whole on Monday inaugurating state-of-the-art One Window Smart Services at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Senior Vice President Ali Hussam Asghar, Vice President Mian Zahid Jawaid Ahmad, Provincial ... Read More »

CEPC Authority chief, FIEDMC chairman discuss Allama Iqbal Industrial City uplift works

LAHORE: China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) Authority Chairman Lt. Gen. ® Asim Bajwa has met Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC) Chairman Mian Kashif Ashfaq and discussed in length the development works at Economic Zone Allama Iqbal Industrial City. Allama Iqbal Industrial City project’s master plan is underway and the project will be completed by October 2020. The ... Read More »

Budget 2020-21 presented in tough times & attempted extend relief to common people

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue FBR chairperson Nausheen Amjad Javaid has said that the Budget 2020-21 has been presented in tough times and attempted extend relief to the common people while no new taxes are imposed instead existing taxes are either abolished or reduced. She stated this while addressing a joint post budget session with Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PTBA) ... Read More »

FTO assures redressal of tax related issues on priority basis

LAHORE: Fazal Yazdani Khan Advisor Customs of the Federal Tax Ombudsman visited Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) and made a presentation of services provided by FTO to the business community of Pakistan to speedily address their problems without fear and favour. Irfan Iqbal Sheikh President, Main Zahid Sheikh Vice President with Rehmatullah Javed were the prominent in this ... Read More »

SAVDEX 2020: Suppliers & Vendors Defence Exhibition is in progress

LAHORE: The 2nd edition of Suppliers and Vendors Defence Exhibition, SAVDEX 2020 is in progress at Lahore Expo Centre. The exhibition is being organized as a joint venture of Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) and Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry(LCC&I).  General Nadeem Raza, NI (M), Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee inaugurated the SAVDEX. During his inaugural address, the ... Read More »

Businessmen should take advantages of China-Pakistan FTA: Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera

LAHORE: Federal Commerce Secretary Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera has said businessmen should tale advantages of China Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA). He expressed these view at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) while unveiling plaques at the camber along with LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Senior Vice President Ali Hussam Asghar and Vice President and the LCCI executive ... Read More »

FBR Point of Sale Show held at Packages Mall

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Saturday conducted one day show at Packages Mall to educate public about its newly launched procedure of “Point of Sale” whereby invoicing system of big retail outlets have been linked directly with FBR computers to monitor collection and payment of sales tax on retail sales. The show was conducted by the team from FBR ... Read More »

Multan Preventive hosts grand farewell for Collector Muhammad Saleem

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive officers and staff arranged a grand farewell in honour of recently transferred Collector Muhammad Saleem who has performed his services for almost six months in the Collectorate. Collector Muhammad Saleem has been transferred from Preventive Multan to Customs Collectorate Peshawar. Multan Customs Preventive has performed remarkable under leadership of Collector Saleem during his posting. Multan ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs will be supported with all necessary resources: Governor Ch. Sarwar

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said the Pakistan Customs will be supported with all necessary resources as the department had a greater role in imports and exports. He made this assurance while speaking as the chief guest in the narcotics bulldozing and burning ceremony held in connection with the World Customs Day here at Wagha border. At the ceremony, ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs playing vital role to strengthen economy: Hafeez Shaikh

KARACHI: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that Pakistan Customs is playing a role in lifting up the country’s economy. According to the details, to commemorate the efforts of Pakistan Customs, a glorious ceremony was held at Customs House, Karachi. The commencement of the event was marked by flag hoisting ceremony. Chief ... Read More »

Int’l Customs Day 2020 celebrated in Customs House Peshawar

  PESHAWAR: The International Customs Day (ICD) was celebrated in Customs House Peshawar. Collector of Customs Preventive Asif Saeed Khan and Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah welcomed the distinguished guest belonged to federal government and Federal Board of Revenue Islamabad. Advisor to Prime Minister Imran Khan on establishment Affairs Arbab Shehzad was chief guest. During the participants he said that ... Read More »