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IGP pledges to make Islamabad police Model of Excellence


ISLAMABAD: Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri, Inspector General, Islamabad Police visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and addressing the business community pledged that he was working on inculcating five core values in Islamabad Police to make it a model of excellence and role model for the country. Explaining the core values, he said Islamabad Police would be made service-oriented and ... Read More »

LCCI urges political parties not to act as destroyer to the economy

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has strongly rejected the protests at busy trade hubs and urged the political parties not to act as destroyer for the economy. In a statement, the LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid, Senior Vice President Khawaja Khawar Rashid and Vice President Zeshan Khalil said that economic health of the Pakistan is not good. ... Read More »

Pakistan asked to make CPEC part of its national strategy


ISLAMABAD: Yao Jing, Ambassador of China said that Pakistan should make CPEC a part of its national strategy as it would contribute to its long-term economic development as well as the development of the whole region. He was speaking as a chief guest at a seminar on “CPEC: A Win-Win Project” jointly organized by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry ... Read More »

LCCI for effective forest management system


LAHORE: Pakistan’s poor international ranking in under forest area is causing massive economic and environmental damage to the country therefore this should be taken very seriously. Government would have to make forest management system effective as importance of forests cannot be underestimated. In a statement, the LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid and Vice President Zeshan Khalil said that Pakistan ranked 79 with ... Read More »

SHC suspends impugned judgment of chairman ETPB against KCCI


KARACHI: The Honorable Sindh High Court (SHC) has suspended the impugned judgment passed by Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), Siddique ul Farooq in Constitution Petition No. D-202 of 2018 filed by KCCI against ETPB’s judgment issued on 25.11.2017 in which it was held that KCCI Building is an Evacuee Trust Property. While suspending the judgment passed by Chairman ETPB, ... Read More »

ICCI felicitates newly elected office bears of TWA Super Market


ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its President Sheikh Amir Waheed visited F-6, Islamabad and congratulated the newly elected President Shehzad Shabbir Abbasi, Muhammad Hussain General Secretary, Ahmed Mughal and other office bearers of Traders Welfare Association of Super Market. Speaking at the occasion, Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry ... Read More »

Chinese envoy urges businessmen to maximize business prospects from CPEC


ISLAMABAD: H.E. Mr. Yao Jing, Ambassador of China to Pakistan has stressed upon the local business community to take active participation in CPEC projects as it offered them great potential to maximize business prospects from this historic mega development project. He was talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry that called on him in his office ... Read More »

Govt asked to pass rent control act before shutter down strike by traders


ISLAMABAD: Traders Welfare Sub-Committee of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry called a meeting of local traders to discuss the issue of promulgation of a new rent control law for Islamabad as due to its absence traders were facing many problems. The meeting was attended by the representatives of various local markets. Addressing the meeting, Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad ... Read More »

WCCI arranges reception for FPCCI chief

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PESHAWAR: Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) has arranged a reception in honour of newly elected president of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce Ghazanfar Bilour. On the occasion chairperson WCCI Fitrat Ilyas Bilour cut the cake and prayed for the success of her son as FPCCI chief. She said the success of Ghazanfar Bilour was a big achievement ... Read More »

Call for bringing Chinese marble extraction technology to Pakistan


LAHORE: The Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) here Wednesday called for adopting Chinese quarrying techniques for marble and granite extraction so as transform a cutting-edge stone industry in Pakistan. PCJCCI President SM Naveed suggested this in with Mr Wang Zihai, Chairman PCJCCI China affairs. He pointed out that export quantum of marble and granite could be increased ... Read More »

ICCI much concerned over depreciation of rupee against dollar


ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has expressed concern over the falling value of the rupee against the dollar as it has hit an all-time high of 113 against a dollar in the open market. It called upon the government to take urgent measures to bring stability in the value of domestic currency as the continuous fall in ... Read More »

New President FPCCI vows to focus on resolving key issues of businessmen


ISLAMABAD: Ghazanfar Bilour, newly elected President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry vowed that he would work hard to resolve the key issues of business community of the country to facilitate it in better growth of business activities. He was exchanging views with Muhammad Naveed, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry who called on him ... Read More »

Efforts afoot to make Pakistan attractive for investment: BoI chairman


LAHORE: Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Naeem Y Zamindar Monday said that efforts were well on the way to make Pakistan a key destination for foreign and local investment. Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Senior Vice President Khawaja Khawar Rashid, Vice President Zeshan Khalil and Executive Committee Members here at Lahore Chamber, he said that foreign direct investment ... Read More »

Lahore Chamber calls for solid measures to curb smuggling


LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for putting in place effective measures to curb smuggling, which is inflicting huge losses on the national exchequer and local industries. LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid said here that smuggling had become a big threat to economic growth and any sector was hardly left untouched by this menace, as the ... Read More »

PM to announce financial relief package for KP businessmen soon: FPCCI chief


PESHAWAR: Newly elected President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Ghazanfar Bilour has reiterated his commitment to resolving the issues of business community on priority and claimed that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abassi will announce a fresh fiscal relief package soon for the business community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This he stated while speaking at a reception ... Read More »

KCCI not to support facilitators of Bhatta Mafia, says chairman BMG


KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) & former President Karachi Chamber Siraj Kassam Teli has categorically stated that the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry will never support nor assist any individual, small trader, shopkeeper or association who are involved in facilitating the activities of Bhatta Mafia. He said that any small trader, who has been arrested by Rangers on charge ... Read More »

Aggrieved growers to desist from cultivating sugarcane crop: SCA warns


HYDERABAD: The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) has warned that a large number of farmers- dismayed by the sugarcane price controversy- will not cultivate sugarcane crop in the next season. A meeting of the SCA chaired by its General Secretary Zahid Bhurgari at the chamber’s office here Sunday also decried that despite 3-month delay in the cane buying the sugar ... Read More »

KATI delegation shares trade issues with new FPPCI body


KARACHI: A delegation of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) lead by Senior Vice President Salman Aslam called on The Federation Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) on Saturday. The delegation offered congratulations to The Petron in Chief of United Business Group (UBG) SM Muneer, newly elected Senior Vice President Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, Vice Presidents of FPCCI ... Read More »

ICCI shows concerns over 41 pc rise in foreign debt during last 4 years


ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has shown great concerns over the constant rise in foreign debt which has increased by more than 41 percent during the last four years and called upon the government  to focus on generating indigenous resources to reduce heavy reliance on foreign debt as the increasing foreign debt would further hike the cost ... Read More »

Miftah felicitates Bilour, UBG on winning FPCCI elections

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ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Economic Affairs and Revenue, Dr. Miftah Ismail Friday felicitated Ghazanfar Bilour over his election as President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) for the year 2018. The Adviser said election of Ghazanfar Bilour was an acknowledgement of his experience in the sphere of commerce and industry. “I am confident that ... Read More »