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Sialkot & Bolingbrook officially declared the sister cities


SIALKOT, Nov 16: – The Police Commissioner of Bolingbrook-Chicago city Talat Rasheed has pledged to make all out sincere efforts at every level to promote the positive and soft image of Sialkot globally, saying that the Sialkot has the big name in the international community because of its industrial and export significance. He stated this while addressing an important meeting ... Read More »

Belgium wants to enhance trade volume with Pakistan


LAHORE: Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Belgium Luc Meurrens has called for sector specific measures to take the two-way trade volume to the desired level. He was talking to the LCCI Acting President Khawaja Khawar Rasheed, Vice President Zeshan Khalil and Executive Committee Members here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Fahim-ur-Rehman Sehgal, Nabila Intisar, Mudassar Masood Chaudhry, ... Read More »

RCCI shows concern on growing political and economic uncertainty


RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) president Zahid Latif Khan has said that business community has grave concerns on growing political and economic uncertainty as both are interlinked with each other. Investors specially foreign investors can only be attracted once we have political stability and continuation of economic policies.  He was addressing a press conference at the ... Read More »

State-of-the-art Display Center to be established in Malaysia: Nafees


KARACHI: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, Muhammad Nafees Zakaria has informed that a state-of-the-art Display Center will be established at Pakistan’s High Commission in Malaysia which will be created with the support and cooperation of the business and industrial community. “A Single Country Exhibition will also be organized in Malaysia in the month of April next year and we will ... Read More »

Russia keen to establish trade relations with Pakistan


SIALKOT: Commercial Counselor of Embassy of Russia in Pakistan Sergey Baranov on Wednesday said Russia was keen to establish strong bilateral trade relations with Pakistan. He said this while addressing a meeting of exporters held at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) here on Wednesday. SCCI President Zahid Latif Malik presided over the meeting while SCCI Vice President ... Read More »

UK-Pakistan CCI to organize “Made in Pakistan” Expo in UK


ISLAMABAD: A 10-member delegation of UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UKPCCI) led by its President Ch. Muhammad Sadeeq visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and informed that they were planning to organize a “Made in Pakistan” Expo in UK in October 2018 to promote Pakistani products in the Britain market. The delegation was representing various sectors including ... Read More »

Closure of industrial units causing unemployment: LCCI

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has demanded of the Punjab government to re-open all those industrial units immediately that were closed under the baseless plea of smog. Industrial closure in the wake of smog has increased the number of unemployed people in province as these units employ thousands of workers. In a statement issued here, the LCCI ... Read More »

MD Pak China Investment Company Ltd visits RCCI


RAWALPINDI: A three member delegation from Pak China Investment Company Ltd (PCICL) led by its Managing Director Li Peng paid a visit to The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), here. During the meeting with Zahid Latif Khan, President RCCI, Li Peng said that PCICL will work with chamber of commerce and provide different services including financing facility to ... Read More »

Pakistan, China becoming exemplary trade partners


LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Acting President Zeshan Khalil said on Tuesday that Pakistan and China were excellent neighbours and becoming exemplary trading partners. Talking to a high-powered Chinese delegation led by Mr. Song here at Lahore Chamber, he said that consistent exchange of delegations would definitely help grow mutual trade and further cement the friendly relations ... Read More »

FPCCI head left for Ankara to attend ECO Chamber of Commerce Conference


ISLAMABAD: A ten-member delegation of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) led by its President Zubair Tufail on Wednesday left for Ankara to attend the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Chamber of Commerce and Industry Conference. Vice presidents of the Apex chamber is also accompanying the president of FPCCI to participate in the 23rd Executive Committee Meeting of ... Read More »

China Merchant Group shows interest to partner with ICCI in organizing Islamabad Expo


ISLAMABAD: A delegation of China Merchant Group (CMG) visited the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its Director General Yuan Jianmin and showed interest to partner with the ICCI in organizing Islamabad Expo. He said the CMG was the main player in bringing the first trade convoy from China through CPEC to Gwadar and it would play more ... Read More »

KCCI chief for extending filing of tax returns by Dec 31

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KARACHI: President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Muffasar Atta Malik has demanded that the last date for filing Income Tax/ Sales Tax returns be extended by up to December 31, 2017, which will enable those taxpayers who have been confronting problems in filing their returns due to numerous reasons for submitting their returns. Muffasar Malik said ... Read More »

RCCI inaugurates Global Entrepreneurship Week


RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) in collaboration with its 14 partner universities kicked off Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) here. Speaking on the occasion, the president RCCI, Zahid Latif Khan said that GEW will help students to focus themselves on job creators instead of job seekers. It’s a great opportunity for youth to participate in interactive sessions, ... Read More »

IESCO chief orders to end load shedding for industry


ISLAMABAD: Basit Zaman, Chief Executive Officer, Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) has issued orders to his officers to immediately end load shedding for the local industry. He issued these orders during a meeting with a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry that called on him led by President Sheikh Amir Waheed. He said though smog had created some ... Read More »

Foreign investors looking forward to invest in key sectors of Pakistan’s economy: KCCI

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KARACHI: The Karachi Chamber’s Pavilion at the 10th Expo Pakistan Exhibition continued to receive overwhelming response from foreign delegates from Russia, Argentina, Vietnam, Netherlands, Jordan, Thailand, Czech Republic, Bangladesh, South Korea and Uzbekistan who expressed interest in enhancing trade and investment ties in some of the key sectors of Pakistan’s economy including Textiles, Leather, Surgical, Sports Goods, Information Technology, Agriculture, ... Read More »

Czech keen to invest in Sindh


KARACHI: A delegation of Czech Chamber of Commerce from Czech Republic called on Chairperson Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) Naheed Memon here Saturday. The Vice-president Czech Chamber Borivoj Minar led the 7-member delegation, said a statement. The Chairperson SBI has said that Czech Republic had signed a MoU with Sindh government this year and now they want to further strengthen ... Read More »

ACCI seeks SMEDA intervention for resolution of problems


PESHAWAR: A delegation headed by president, Abbottabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) called on General Manager Out-Reach (GMOR), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), Javed Iqbal Khattak here in the Regional Office of the authority on Monday. During the meeting, the delegation of Abbottabad Chamber discussed problems faced by the business community of the Hazara Region in detailed. ... Read More »

High cost of doing business hurting industry


LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial & Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has said that the cost of doing business has increased manifold, leading to constant decline in exports due to the flawed policies of the government. PIAF acting chairman Tanveer Ahmed Sufi along with vice chairman Khawaja Shazeb Akram, while issuing press statement, said that value added industry is contributing its role ... Read More »

One candidate in the field for FCCI vice president slot


FAISALABAD: Only one nomination paper was received for the vacant office of vice president Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI). The seat was declared vacant after the resignation of Rana Fiaz Ahmad. The FCCI Election Commission comprising Mian Aftab Ahmad, Shahid Ahmad Sheikh and Ch. Muhammad Boota scrutinized the nomination paper and declared it valid.  The nomination paper was ... Read More »

Steps afoot to boost Pak-UK trade: UK PM’s trade envoy

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LAHORE: UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy Rehman Chishti has said that plans are afoot to boost trade between United Kingdom and Pakistan for having scope and trade potential. He was talking to the LCCI Acting President Zeshan Khalil and Executive Committee here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry along with UK Diplomats. British Deputy High Commissioner Elin Burns, ... Read More »