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RCCI holds informative session on WBIC


RAWALPINDI: Creating business opportunities and empowering women in entrepreneurship has always been Chamber’s priority. The Women Business Incubation Centre (WBIC) will help women entrepreneurs to establish and run their own businesses. This was stated by Raja Amer Iqbal, President, The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) while addressing a large gathering of women entrepreneurs here on Wednesday.  He said ... Read More »

FPCCI concerned over EDB abolishment


KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has expressed concern over the abolishing of Engineering Development Board (EDB), and called for its continuity with more effective and transparent role for promoting engineering industry especially auto industry. FPCCI President Zubair F. Tufail called a meeting of the stakeholders at the Federation House to discuss the abolishing of EDB. It ... Read More »

Sialkot’s businessmen stress continuity of PM’s investor-friendly policies


SIALKOT: The office-bearers of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and local businessmen Wednesday stressed continuity of investor-friendly policies under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. The business community said the Prime Minister’s economic policies had reinforced the confidence of domestic investors and were vital for economic stability. The Prime Minister who arrived here to inaugurate ... Read More »

LCCI inaugurates free healthcare mobile van service for factory workers


LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Khawaja Imran Nazir and LCCI (Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry) President Abdul Basit Tuesday jointly inaugurated mobile van services for free chest screening of factory workers. On this occasion, the minister said that this service was part of the Punjab government’s endeavors to provide the best healthcare facilities to the masses. ... Read More »

LCCI holds high profile meetings with SNGPL, TDAP and other departments

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Tuesday had high profile meetings with Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL), Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Provincial Health Department and Punjab Environment Protection Department and had detailed discussions on trade and industry related issues. The LCCI President Abdul Baist, former Vice President Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi, Muhammad Arshad Ch., Mian Muhammad ... Read More »

Canada diplomat eyes ICT, agri, energy & mining as potential areas of cooperation

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ISLAMABAD: Perry John Calderwood, High Commissioner of Canada said that Pakistan and Canada have good potential to enhance cooperation in ICT, agriculture, energy, mining and other fields and private sectors of both countries have to play the leading role in exploiting these opportunities. He said that Canada and Pakistan could complement each other in many areas by sharing expertise and ... Read More »

LCCI worries over PSMC affairs

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has expressed deep concern over deteriorating state of the affairs of Pakistan Steel Mills Corporation (PSMC) and urged the government to workout a plan for early revival of this strategic asset of the country. “Country cannot afford to lose this important Public Sector Enterprise that is not only an organization but is ... Read More »

SCCI to hold seminar, workshops for businessmen on Chinese language learning

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PESHAWAR: President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), Haji Muhammad Afzal Monday announced holding of introductory seminars and workshops for business community of the province about learning of Chinese language.According to a press release of SCCI issued here these seminars and workshops will be conducted with cooperation of City University of Peshawar.  President SCCI also announced soon holding of ... Read More »

Smeda establishes ERKF help desk in Sarhad chamber


PESHAWAR: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Fawad Hashim Rabbani and Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) President Haji Mohammad Afzal have jointly inaugurated help desk to facilitate Economic Revitalisation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA (ERKF) project. Speaking on the occasion, the SCCI president said that a high-level committee under his chairmanship has been ... Read More »

LCCI lauds COAS commitment to make CPEC a success


LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) Thursday welcomed Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s pledge to make China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a success. In a joint statement issued here, LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice-President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan said that the government’s and military’s commitment to CPEC had given ... Read More »

PFC greeted for holding successful Interiors Pakistan Expo


LAHORE: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), United Business Group (UBG) and  Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have felicitated Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq for conducting successfully a series of eight glittering 3-day mega ‘Interiors Pakistan’ exhibitions across the country. In his message to PFC Chief Executive, FPCCI President Zubair ... Read More »

KCCI urges next elections under updated census, demarcation


KARACHI: The leadership of Businessmen Group (BMG) & office bearers of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), while expressing deep concerns over the ongoing political uncertainty and the likelihood of early elections, urged that elections should only take place in the country after fully incorporating the updated census and demarcation made along with complete implementation of biometric voting ... Read More »

CDA asked to improve infrastructure in markets


ISLAMABAD: Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a meeting with CDA Directors has said that due to lack of parking and other facilities, 50% sales in markets has decreased and urged that CDA should give priority focus to improve basic infrastructure in markets including parking facilities, roads, footpaths, street lights, sewerage system and other amenities. ... Read More »

RCCI urges for gender friendly trade policy


RAWALPINDI: Pakistani women have started playing a larger role in Pakistan”s export sectors than ever before, but there is a dire need to make trade policy, a gender friendly. The government must take a number of gender sensitive actions to enhance the positive contribution of Pakistani women in Pakistan’s international trade, such as special incentives to encourage women in export-oriented ... Read More »

LCCI hails Gen. Bajwa’s pledge to make CPEC successful

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry welcomed the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa’s pledge to make China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) successful. In a statement issued here, the LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan said that Government’s and Military’s commitment to the China Pakistan Economic ... Read More »

JCSTSI set up for small traders, industrialists

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JHANG: Jhang Chambers of Small Traders and Small Industries (JCSTSI) has been set up in the city for the welfare of small traders and industries. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, JCSTSI president Sh. Muhammad Younas said that big traders did not patronize the small traders and small industrialists due to which they were facing hardships and problems.  To ... Read More »

FPCCI, UBG demand payment of export rebate, restoration of EDB


LAHORE: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and the United Business Group (UBG) on Wednesday demanded immediate payment of export rebate, restoration of Engineering Development Board (EDB) and bring down electricity and gas tariffs. This was stated by FPCCI President Zubair Tufail while calling on Chairman United Business Group and Vice President SAARC Chamber of Commerce ... Read More »

Commercial Counsellors-designate assured of FPCCI cooperation


KARACHI: Pakistan’s Commercial Counsellors-designate to Frankfurt, Paris, Geneva, Doha and Brussels visited Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday.  They were welcomed by Acting President FPCCI Aamer Ata Bajwa, says press release. Addressing the trade officers, Aamer Ata Bajwa said the Government had entrusted you with greater responsibility to boost the declining exports which had gone below ... Read More »

SCCI president wants Special Economic Zone in Sialkot


SIALKOT: President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Majid Raza Bhutta suggested that Sialkot Export Processing Zone (SEPZ) should be given the status of Special Economic Zone under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for further accelerating export activities at golden triangle comprising Sialkot, Gujranwala and Gujrat. He said that the conversion would enable the business community of the region to ... Read More »

FCCI to organize seminar on ‘Energy Resources in Pakistan’


FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) will organize a seminar on “Energy Resources in Pakistan” here on Thursday (July 13). Dr. Tahir Masood Chief Executive Barkley Associate will deliver a special lecture on the availability of energy resources and their efficient and prudent utilization in order to meet our future needs of the energy. The seminar will also ... Read More »