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FPCCI role in economic prosperity highlighted

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KARACHI: Acting President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers and Industry, Manzoor-ul-Haq Malik on Wednesday said Pakistan’s business community has been doing its best for economic prosperity and development of the country besides many constraints. In his statement here, Malik said the business community had contributed a lot to the national exchequer. Not only they submit their tax returns in time but ... Read More »

Experts demand end of joke of consensus on KBD

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Lahore: One million acre feet of water gives benefit $2 billion annually to the economy while Pakistan is throwing away 35 million acre feet of water just because of delay in construction of Kalabagh Dam that’s mean that we are wasting $ 70 billion annually to the sea that are equal to the country’s external debt. KBD was due to ... Read More »

FPCCI concerned over taxpayers’ data security

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KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has express concerns over access of private information of taxpayers to unscrupulous persons. “Electronic frauds are very common in world and responsibility lies with the tax department to ensure proper security of the confidential data of the taxpayers,” said Manzoor-Ul-Haq Malik, Acting President of FPCCI in a statement issued on ... Read More »

HCCI criticizes power shut down in urban localities

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HYDERABAD: The Vice President Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ziauddin has strongly criticized eight to ten hours long power shut down by Hyderabad Electric Supply Company in Hyderabad City, Latifabad and Qasimabad. In a statement issued here on Tuesday, Ziauddin said that the civic activities in urban localities of Hyderabad have become on halt with miserable condition of the ... Read More »

FPCCI Achievements Awards ceremony on October 4

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KARACHI: The 5th FPCCI Achievement Awards function will be held on October 4, here. Top businessmen, parliamentarians, bureaucrats and foreign dignitaries will attend the very prestigious event for the private sector. Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik will be the chief guest, said FPCCI statement here on Tuesday. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has sought ... Read More »

SSWMB examining possibility to segregate domestic, industrial, hospital solid wastes: Sanjnani

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KARACHI: Managing Director of Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB), Dr. A.D. Sanjnani, while underscoring the need to scientifically dispose of the solid waste, informed that the Board is currently examining the possibility of segregating the domestic, industrial and hospital solid waste so that all such types of wastes could accordingly be safely treated/ recycled and dumped separately at the ... Read More »

FCCI for consistancy in implementation of textile package

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FAISALABAD: The government should continue the implementation of textile package and extend notification for the payment of incentives from July 1, 2017 to onwards. Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) President Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh expressed satisfaction over the increasing trend in textile exports which was the natural outcome of the implementation of textile package. Quoting figures of Pakistan ... Read More »

RCCI elects Zahid Latif Khan as unopposed president

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RAWALPINDI: Zahid Latif Khan elected unopposed as President of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) for the year 2017-18. The 3-member RCCI Election Commission consisted of Tariq Javed Butt, Syed Rizwan Haider Mashadi and Naveed Javed announced the winners in this regard in a meeting held here on Monday. The announcement of newly elected Senior Vice President Muhammad ... Read More »

FCCI satisfied over increase in textile exports; demands incentives from July 1

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FAISALABAD. Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh, President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), has expressed satisfaction over the increasing trend in textile exports and said the government should continue this package in addition to extending the notification for the payment of incentives from 1st of July, 2017 onward. Quoting the figures of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, he said that 14.41% ... Read More »

Shabbir Chawla elected uncontested FCCI President

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FAISALABAD: Shabbir Hussain Chawla of Chawla Dairy Farm, Farooq Yusuf of Standard Industries and Rana Faiz Ahmed of FS Jewellary Workshop were elected uncontested president, senior vice president and vice president, respectively, of the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI). Mian Aftab Ahmed, senior member FCCI Election Commission, said here that only three nomination papers, one against each office ... Read More »

Sheikh Aamir Waheed elected new President of ICCI for 2017-18

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ISLAMABAD: The election for office bearers of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the year 2017-18 was held. Muhammad Hussain and Abdul Ghaffar Chaudhry, Members, Election Commission announced the election results according to which Sheikh Aamir Waheed was elected as President, Muhammad Naveed as Senior Vice President and Nisar Ahmed Mirza as Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and ... Read More »

Partnership can help Pak-Chinese entrepreneurs to prevail in global field: LCCI

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LAHORE: Partnership between Pakistani and Chinese entrepreneurs can help both countries prevail in the global economic field therefore businessmen of both countries should workout plan in this regard on win-win basis. This was stated by the LCCI President Abdul Basit while speaking at a high-level dialogue arranged by the Federation of Chengdu Industry and Commerce in China. Chief Executive Officer ... Read More »

FCCI welcomes scheduled visit of British Trade Minister

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FAISALABAD: Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) has welcomed the scheduled visit of British Trade Minister. He said that British High Commissioner Mr.Thomas Drew has disclosed that British State Minister is visiting Pakistan during next week. The FCCI president urged upon all related ministries particularly commerce ministry to consult Federation of Pakistan Chambers of ... Read More »

FPCCI urges FBR to expedite refund payments

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KARACHI: The acting president of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Irfan Ahmed Sarwana, has claimed that over 0.2 million audit cases were pending with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) causing liquidity crunch for the export trade. The FPCCI president attributed the falling exports, which have declined to $20 billion from $25 billion in 2014, ... Read More »

SCCI elections to be held on 18th

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SIALKOT: Elections of the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) will be held on Sept 18 and Sept 19 here. The elections for five seats of the SCCI Executive Committee (Corporate Class) will be held on Sept 18 while the election for five seats of SCCI Executive Committee (Associate Class) would held on Sept 19. The ruling Ittehad Founders ... Read More »

FCCI urges govt to enhance bilateral trade volume with UK

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FAISALABAD. Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) has welcomed the scheduled visit of British Trade Minister and urged upon all related ministries particularly commerce ministry to immediately consult Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) and all other leading chambers including FCCI to evolve a comprehensive dialogue strategy to enhance volume of ... Read More »

UK trade minister due next week in Faisalabad to discuss investment in Pakistan

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FAISALABAD: British Trade Minister will visit Pakistan in the next week to discuss bilateral trade and issues relating to the fresh UK investment in Pakistan, said British High Commissioner Thomas Drew.  Addressing the business community at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) on Thursday, he said Pakistan enjoys longstanding friendly relations with UK but they are not truly ... Read More »

ICCI for archiving official record in digital mode to keep it safe from destruction

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ISLAMABAD: The business community has important stakes in the official record of many public sector organizations including FBR, CDA, IESCO and others and government should take measures to convert record of all public sector organizations into digital mode to ensure its safety and security in case of any fire incident or natural calamity. This was stressed by Khalid Iqbal Malik, ... Read More »

Consultative session on Women National Business Agenda

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LAHORE: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in collaboration with Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) here Wednesday conducted Women National Business Agenda (WNBA) consultative session with women chambers, think-tanks and public sector officials to highlight lack of women-focused economic reform related policies. On this occasion, FPCCI Vice President Mrs. Masooma Sibatin stressed the need for ... Read More »

RCCI inks MOU with Greek-Pakistan Entrepreneurship Cooperation Initiative

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RAWALPINDI:  The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Greek-Pakistan Entrepreneurship Cooperation Initiative signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) here on Wednesday. President RCCI Raja Amer Iqbal and President Greek-Pakistan Entrepreneurship Cooperation Ms. Maria-Rubina G. Markopoulou signed and exchange documents at a ceremony attended by Chamber representatives including Senior Vice President Rashid Waien, Vice President Asim Malik and members’ ... Read More »