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LCCI wants businessmen, politicians on same page for economic uplift, self-reliance

LAHORE: Closure of businesses will result in economic downturn as industrial wheel once halt, will require a long time to get back on the track. The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is a non-political entity and all desires to see the business activities continue without any let and hindrance and will never support any action that hampers economic ... Read More »

MoU signed: Tevta, LCCI to gear up for curricula upgrade

LAHORE: To produce international standard manpower, the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) and Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to upgrade its curriculum. Addressing members of LCCI, Tevta chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that the authority suggested forming a Tevta-LCCI liaison committee and upgradation of all Tevta labs through extra-funding. ... Read More »

TEVTA seeks LCCI help to upgrade curricula

LAHORE: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh has said that the Authority is planning to upgrade its curricula with the help of private sector to produce international standard manpower. He was talking to media at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Nauman Kabir, former president Shahid Hassan Sheikh, ... Read More »

LCCI demands SBP bring down interest rate

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has demanded the State Bank of Pakistan bring down interest rate by at least 150 to 200 basis points to give a jumpstart to the economic activities and revive the industrial sector. In a statement issued here on Thursday, LCCI President Ijaz A Mumtaz said that interest rate is an important ... Read More »

Industry without gas

The federal government has decided to suspend gas supply to industries and CNG stations in Punjab for four months from November 15 to March 15. According to load management policy of the Federal Petroleum Ministry, the decision has been taken in view of the shortage of gas which will only be supplied to domestic consumers in the province. The Lahore ... Read More »

WB backs Punjab to train more than 29.16m labour force

LAHORE: The World Bank (WB) has been extending all-out support to Punjab for strengthening training system and produce skilled labour force in various sectors to cater to the needs of growing industry. These views were expressed by World Bank Senior Education Specialist, Human Development Unit for South Asian Region Ms Scherezad J Monami Latif while talking to LCCI President Ijaz ... Read More »

LCCI fears SRO 412(1)2014 to shoot up medical treatment cost

LAHORE: The government should withdraw SRO 412(1)2014 forthwith as it will deprive majority of the poor population affordable treatment. The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry vehemently demand the government to withdraw SRO 412(1)2014 issued by Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRA) to ensure that the middle and the poor segments of society can avail cheap medical treatment. LCCI Vice ... Read More »

ADB calls for private sector investment for economic growth

LAHORE: Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Head Lerner Liepach has said that private sector investment is vital for economic growth and development challenges. He said this during a meeting with current and former office-bearers of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). ADB Chief Economist Sharad Bhandari, Director Najma Minhas, LCCI President Ijaz Mumtaz, former presidents Mian Muzaffar Ali, Zafar ... Read More »

LCCI demands Ferozepur Road Industrial Area be made ‘Industrial Estate’

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the Punjab government to declare Ferozepur Road Industrial Area as an “Industrial Estate”. The demand was raised by LCCI Vice President Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi while talking to a 10-member delegation of the Ferozepur Road Industrial Association (FRIA) led by its Patron-in-Chief Adnan Butt at the LCCI. Other members of ... Read More »

PIAF greets newly-elected LCCI body

LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has congratulated the newly-elected President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ijaz A. Mumtaz, Senior Vice President Mian Nauman Kabir and Vice-President Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi. In greeting messages, PIAF Chairman Malik Tahir Javed, Senior Vice Chairman Khamis Saeed Butt and Vice Chairman Amjad Ali Jawa said that LCCI PIAF-Founders ... Read More »

FBR Chairman Bajwa arrives in Lahore today

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Tariq Bajwa will arrive in Lahore today. Mr Bajwa will participate in memorandum of understanding (MoU)signing ceremony between the FBR and Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This ceremony will be held at LCCI at 11am. Read More »

PIAF greets newly-elected LCCI representatives

LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has congratulated the newly-elected Executive Committee Members of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and hoped that the newly elected body would utilise all their energies to come up to the expectations of the businessmen. In a statement issued here Tuesday, PIAF Chairman Malik Tahir Javed, Senior Vice Chairman Khamis ... Read More »

FBR establishes over 200 desks to facilitate taxpayers

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to facilitate taxpayers for filing the income tax returns for 2014, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has established more than 200 tax facilitation kiosk and tax facilitation centres throughout the country. The facilitation centres would be set up at business centres, offices of traders’ associations, chambers of commerce and industry, national and provincial assembly buildings, ... Read More »

LCCI Polls: Customs Agents Alliance sees a ‘clean sweep’

LAHORE: LCCI Progressive Group and Customs Agents Alliance Vice Chairman Muhammad Amjad Chaudhry has claimed that the alliance has received a rousing welcome in all the market of the City and will make a clean sweep in the election with the grace of Allah Almighty. He was talking exclusively to Customs Today here at his office on Jail Road. Amjad ... Read More »

LCCI President Lashari lauds LDA services  

LAHORE: Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Chief Town Planner Chaudhry Muhammad Akram has said that land records are being computerized and the process will be completed by April 2015. He was addressing at a meeting at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The meeting was presided over by LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari. Akram said that computerization of land records ... Read More »

Pakistan has huge potential for investment: LCCI VP Misbah  

LAHORE: Pakistan has become a land of opportunities as its various economic sectors, particularly energy sector and huge untapped mineral resources worth trillions of dollars have great scope for potential foreign investors. These views were expressed by LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Tariq Misbah while talking to Senior Analyst of Canadian High Commission Jawad Qureshi here on Wednesday. Misbah said ... Read More »

Physical, mental health perquisite for nation’s efficiency: LCCI

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has organised a day-long seminar on “The Hidden Enemy” on Friday, in which a large number of people from different walks of life participated. LCCI Vice President Kashif Anwar and renowned Psychiatrist Dr GH Saqib Kalyani spoke on the occasion and marked the importance of physical and mental health. They pledged ... Read More »

LCCI Election: Customs agents, Progressive Group form alliance

LAHORE: The Customs Clearing Agents Association and the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Progressive Group have announced alliance to contest the LCCI election 2014-15. The announcement was made by leaders of the groups here at the Lahore Press Club during a joint press conference. LCCI Customs Agents and Progressive Group Alliance Chairman Khalid Usman said that corruption and ... Read More »

Imran Khan gets flak over ‘don’t pay taxes’ call

ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s call for civil disobedience and non-payment of taxes drew stiff opposition from business community, industrialists and chambers of commerce. They described Imran’s political approach as negative and questioned the logic behind his call for non-payment of taxes and utility bills. As per details, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) rejected the call for ... Read More »

CAC Pakistan summit & Agro Chemical Expo on August 5-6

LAHORE: China Agro Chemical (CAC) Pakistan Summit and Pak-China Agro Chemical Expo will be held on August 5-6, 2014 at Lahore Expo Centre. The President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Sohail Lashari at a press conference said that Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif and Chinese Ambassador would attend the event Pak-China suit and expo. Mr. Lashari said that it ... Read More »