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ADB emphasizes public-private cooperation for economic growth

LAHORE:Country Head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Pakistan Lerner Liepach met Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Ijaz A Mumtaz on Friday. He emphasized on greater private sector participation to overcome development challenges and put the country to the way to high sustained growth. He stressed the need for more resources for investment, domestic and FDI ... Read More »

FBR’s e-facilitation centres for filing of returns start functioning

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office Lahore’s facilitation centres to help and guide the taxpayers regarding the filing of returns have started functioning. Regional Tax Office (RTO) Lahore established almost 14 Tax Facilitation Kiosks (TFKs) at different locations of the city. Officers at kiosks facilitate the taxpayers for filing their income tax returns and statements for the ... Read More »

After Gwadar Port

Energy crisis, political impasse and regional instability are a few factors which have increased economic woes of Pakistan but Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong’s statement that the days are not far off when Gwadar will bustle as the busiest port in the region gives Pakistanis a hope of a bright future. According to the ambassador,the mega projects such as Gwadar Port ... Read More »

LCCI’s annual general meeting on 30th

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has announced to hold its annual general meeting on September 30, in which names of new President, Senior Vice President and Vice President will formally be declared. According to election results, Ijaz A Mumtaz, Mian Nauman Kabir and Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi were elected on Friday unopposed President, Senior Vice President and ... Read More »

LCCI VP Kashif Anwar says private sector to share govt’s burden

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President Kashif Anwar has said that private sector should assist the government in provision of health and education facilities to the masses. He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of dental clinic on The Mall on Saturday. A large number of people from different walks of life were present on the occasion. ... Read More »

Lashari urges govt, PTI to end deadlock

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Sohail Lashari said that government and protesters should end deadlock and negotiate on mutual terms in the larger interest of economy which is suffering mainly from prevailing political disturbance. In an exclusive talk with Customs Today on current situation, he advised the government not to use power against demonstrators as he ... Read More »

Lahore roads blockade causes Rs60m loss to traders

LAHORE: Importers and exporters have suffered losses of millions of rupees as government confiscated containers full of different perishable goods to block the roads across the country. The Lahore Clearing Agents Association president Agha Iftikhar said that now after one week of containers confiscation the commodities have been rotten and no one will ready to bear the damages. “Traders of ... Read More »

Traders ask Imran, Qadri to postpone marches

LAHORE: Business community, reacting over the effect of current political upheaval, has urged the stakeholders to resolve the issues in largest interest of country. Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Vice President Kashif Anwar said that government has been seeking foreign investment but paying no heed to local industry which is at stake due to current law and order ... Read More »

LCCI: LABARD organizes seminar on “Rehabilitation of disabled women”

Lahore: The Lahore Businessmen Association for Rehabilitation of Disabled (LABARD) organized a seminar on the occasion of national Day for women with disabilities at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Talking to event, the President of LCCI Eng Sohail Lashari urged the masses to play their role to help disabled people so that they could become active members of ... Read More »

Qadir urges business community to step forward to help IDPs

LAHORE: Federal Minister for States & Frontier Region Lt. General (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch has sought business community help for provision of pedestal fans, water coolers and tents to nearly one million IDPs for their survival in this hot weather. He was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) here the other day. LCCI President Engineer Sohail ... Read More »

LCCI asks FBR to withdraw SRO 608(I)/2014

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry in a press release confirmed that all trade associations of city had rejected tax measures of SRO 608(I)/2014 unanimously and called for it’s immediately withdrawal. AS per details, trade associations of LCCI urged the government to facilitate the business community to put the economy back on track. The demand was raised at a ... Read More »

Squeezing taxpayers: LCCI demands withdrawal of SRO 608(I) 2014

LAHORE:  The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has demanded of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to withdraw SRO 608(I)/2014 as in the presence of huge smuggling and massive under invoicing it would not be possible for the government to get desired economic results. In a statement issued here Saturday, the LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari said that at ... Read More »

LCCI president meets Customs chief to enhance cooperation

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Sohail Lashari met central region’s Chief Collector of Customs Rozi Khan Burki in order to enhance mutual liaison between business community and Pakistan Customs. Both Lashari and Burki agreed to draw plan to facilitate importers and discourage menace of smuggling. Lashari demanded of Chief Collector to ensure complete facilitation for the ... Read More »

LCCI rejects SRO 351 (I) 2014, demands withdrawal

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has out rightly rejected SRO 351 (I) 2014 and called for its immediate withdrawal for the economic well being of the country. LCCI Acting President Kashif Anwar made the demand as he was talking to the Chairmen of various trade and industry associations. He said that the SRO 351 (I) 2014 would not ... Read More »

LCCI felicitates new SBP Governor Ashraf Wathra

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has felicitated newly appointed State Bank of Pakistan Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra and hoped that being an experienced economist, he would utilize his best abilities for economic well-being of the people in general and business community in particular. In a message to the newly appointed Governor, LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari, Senior Vice ... Read More »