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LCCI to play role for early revival of Pak-China FTA

LCCI to play role for early revival of Pak-China FTA

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry will play its role for early revival of Pak-China Free Trade Agreement.

The LCCI president Engineer Sohail Lashari, Senior Vice President Mian Tariq Misbah and Vice President Kashif Anwar were talking to a delegation of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association (APPMA) at the LCCI on Monday.

The 19-member APPMA delegation led by Khamis Saeed Butt and comprising APPMA President Mian Amjad Hussain, Senior Vice President Malik Ahad Amin, Honorary Senior Vice President Khawaja Nadeem Saeed Wayeen, Samiullah Butt, former President APPMA Qayyum Raza and others met LCCI office-bearers to congratulate them.

Engineer Sohail Lashari said that the LCCI would soon be writing letters to Ministry of Commerce and Federal Board of Revenue for renewal of Free Trade Agreement with China.

He said that the LCCI would also provide details of the products which are not manufactured in Pakistan so that they could be included in the new FTA.

Over the issues of Sales Tax, Income Tax and Wealth Tax, the LCCI President said that Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif had already constituted two committees to look into the problems being faced by the business community.

He said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry would take up all tax related issues with the Excise & Taxation Committee.