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Governor assures to call a meeting between KCCI, FBR soon


KARACHI: Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair has assured that a meeting between Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) along with other relevant officials will be called soon at Governor House in order to discuss and resolve the issues being faced by the business and industrial community of Karachi due to massive discretionary powers ... Read More »

RCCI and PHD chamber organized five day exhibition


RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) in association with the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organized a five day South Asia Consumer Fair and Trade expo 2017 at Jalandhar India. More than 70 exhibitors from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Afghanistan and Central Asian Countries participated in the event. Handicrafts, gems and Jewelry, handmade garments, Shawls, ... Read More »

Traders protest against anti-business policies


LAHORE: Hundreds of businessmen on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration, here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), against anti-business policies of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), bank account attachments, muse of discretionary powers under section 38-B and raids at business premises. The LCCI Acting President Amjad Ali Jawa, Vice President Nasir Hameed Khan, Former presidents Mian ... Read More »

Traders appeal CDA to allocate separate place for car dealers


ISLAMABAD: Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that throughout the world, car dealers were allocated separate place for doing business, but there was no such arrangement in Islamabad due to which car dealers were doing business in markets, but this situation has created parking and other issues in markets. He urged upon the chairman ... Read More »

KCCI for timely settlement of pending refund claims


KARACHI: President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo, while referring to numerous requests received from KCCI members, urged the government to timely settle the pending sales tax refunds claims in order to save manufacturers-cum-exporters, particularly small exporters from suffering severe liquidity crunch. In a statement issued, President KCCI recalled that under Prime Minister’s directives, ... Read More »

UK to extend technical assistance for establishing strong trade ties with Pakistan


SIALKOT: Ms. Belinda Lewis British Deputy High Commissioner in Karachi has said that the UK will continue to support the Pakistani businessmen, besides, assuring full cooperation and technical assistance for establishing the strong bilateral trade relations between UK and Pakistan. She stated this while addressing an important meeting of the Sialkot exporters  held at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  ... Read More »

LCCI lauds govt, armed forces for prompt action against terrorists


LAHORE: Acting President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan has paid rich tribute to the security forces for quick action against the terrorists after new wave of terrorism in the country. In a statement issued here, the LCCI acting president said that anti-Pakistan elements want to destroy the country economically but business community, ... Read More »

KCCI strongly condemns deadly suicide attack at Qalander’s shrine


KARACHI: The leadership of Businessmen Group (BMG) and Office Bearers of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), while expressing deep concerns over sudden rise in terrorists activities across Pakistan, strongly condemned the deadly suicide attack at the shrine of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalander in Sehwan in which more than 70 people were killed whereas around 300 people were ... Read More »

RCCI to organize third ICT Awards in first week of April


RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) is organizing third ICT Awards (Information Communication Technology Awards) in the first week of April. Chairing a meeting of traders at chamber, Acting President RCCI Rashid Waien said that the Rawalpindi Chamber is the only Chamber of the country arranging such awards. Rashid Waien said that ICT industry is having market ... Read More »

Business community demands to bring 3.5% more people in tax net


LAHORE: Business community has demanded of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to bring those 3.5 people into the tax net who are registered with the department instead of crushing the existing taxpayers. Just because of abusing section 38-B of the Sales Tax Act, misuse of discretionary powers by the FBR officials, raids at business premises and bank account attachments ... Read More »

Real estate sector playing more important role in economic development: ICCI  


ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President Khalid Iqbal Malik said that real estate sector was playing an important role in the economic development of the country, but was facing problems due to imposition of new taxes. He called upon the government to look into the issues of realtors to facilitate the growth of this important sector. He ... Read More »

4th My Karachi-Oasis of Harmony to start at Expo Center from April 7th: Siraj Teli


KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and Former President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Siraj Kassam Teli has announced that preparations were in full swing for staging 14th My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony Exhibition 2016 in a vivid and lively manner, which will start on 7th April 2017 and will conclude on 9th April 2017 at ... Read More »

Federal Ombudsman to resolve public complaints on priority basis


FAISALABAD:  Officers from as many as 83 federal government departments have been allowed to exercise powers of Federal Ombudsman in order to resolve the public complaints of mal administration related to their concerned department positively within 15 days, disclosed Federal Ombudsman Salman Farooqi. He was addressing a function in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) here today which was ... Read More »

Chinese investors keen to invest in bio-tech, textile sectors  


LAHORE: Chinese investors have deep interest in bio-technology, textile, agriculture, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors of Pakistan and want to step into joint ventures with their Pakistani counterparts. These views were expressed by the 20-member Chinese delegation from Beijing while speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). The LCCI Acting President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan and Head ... Read More »

Chinese investors keen to set up industrial park, power plants and JVs in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: Chinese investors were keen to set up industrial park, power generation plants and joint ventures in many sectors in Pakistan as they considered Pakistan a potential market for business and investment. This was observed by Deng Jihai, Chairman, International Green Economy Association of China while addressing business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He visited ICCI at ... Read More »

TCCI seeks more strengthen trade ties with Sialkot traders


SIALKOT: The businessmen of Tokyo-Japan and Sialkot-Pakistan have stressed the need of promotion of “business-to-business” contacts between them for further strengthening the mutual trade ties. They stated this during their mutual important meeting held at Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) with a trade delegation of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) today. Led by Khawar Sapal (Chairman ... Read More »

Chinese traders visit RCCI to explore opportunities for business collaborations


RAWALPINDI: A twenty member Chinese delegation headed by Deng Jihai, Chairman International Green Economy Association visited the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). The purpose of their visit to explore opportunities for business collaborations and match making in different sectors including Disposal Power Generation, Agriculture, Steel Industry, New technology/Energy, Industrial Zone, Ship Construction, Bio Tech and Construction. Deng Jihai ... Read More »

Envoy invites KCCI to participate in Nepal Investment Summit


KARACHI: Ambassador of Nepal Ms. Sewa Lamsal Adhikari has invited the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) to participate in the forthcoming Nepal Investment Summit scheduled to be organized in Katmandu on March 2-3, 2017. Exchanging views with KCCI office bearers during her visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), the Nepalese ambassador added that the ... Read More »

Businessmen strongly condemns suicide blast in Lahore


ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has strongly condemned the suicide attack in front of the Punjab Assembly in Lahore during the protest demonstration of druggists and chemists in which 13 people lost their precious lives and around 70 people got injured. ICCI termed it an act of barbarity against the innocent people. Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Khalid ... Read More »

LCCI urges FBR to stop raids in markets, business premises


LAHORE: Acting President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan has demanded of the Federal Board of Revenue not to treat business community as criminals and stop conducting raids at the markets as it is creating harassment amongst the business community. While talking to a delegation of Pakistan Automobile Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association ... Read More »