Chambers

LAHORE  : The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Wednesday expressed grave concern over fast widening revenue short fall. In a statement issued here, LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan said that reported tax collection shortfall during the first eight months of […]

LAHORE – Audit Policy 2016 of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has the flaws that must be removed to address the genuine reservations of the business community. The point was raised at the meeting of Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) Standing Committee on Finance, Taxation & Sales Tax here at the LCCI. […]

ISLAMABAD – Benjamin Embury, second secretary for Trade and Investment, Embassy of the United States of America, has called upon the Pakistani business community to take full benefit of US Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) programme for promoting exports. The GSP programme provided low tariff or duty free access to many categories of Pakistani products […]

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman to extend the date for filing income tax returns till December 31, 2016. Owing to political uncertainty, protests, long Eid holidays, the difficult FBR online system and trade bodies elections in September, it […]

KARACHI: A leading chamber of businessmen and traders has called on the government to immediately implement the Geographical Indication Protection Law, designed in 2001 with the objective of shielding Pakistan’s products and getting fair prices in the international market. “Absence of the Geographical Indication Protection Law has already caused losses of millions of rupees to Pakistan’s […]

LAHORE: The private sectors in Pakistan and the United States should play a role to further strengthen trade and economic ties between the two countries. Talking to the Economic and Political Officer US Embassy Islamabad, Andrew Douhler, at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), LCCI Senior Vice President Almas Hyder and Vice President Nasir […]

Rawalpindi (INP): The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has announced the election results of its executive committee for the year, 2016-17. The Election Commission, which comprised of Naveed Javed, Muhammad Tariq Butt and Syed Rizwan Haider Mashadi, announced the results. According to the details, the executive committee consists of 10 members, five members […]

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday said relations between Pakistan and Brunei were cordial, but the volume of trade was unsatisfactory, which must be enhanced. “The business community will fully cooperate with the government to improve trade ties between the two brotherly nations,” said Abdur Rauf Alam, […]

Karachi – Shaikh Khalid Tawab, Senior Vice President of FPCCI, has appreciated the decision of Finance Minister to constitute a committee for the implementation of recommendations of the Steering Committee on the promotion of Islamic Banking. In a statement issued here on Monday, he said that the expansion and promotion of Islamic Banking was need […]

KARACHI – Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Tianjin Yong Jin Business & Trade Corporation have signed a memorandum of mutual cooperation according to which Karachi Chamber will provide assistance for establishment of Tianjin Commercial and Development Centre in Karachi and other cities by Tianjin Yong Jin Business & Trade Corporation. The memorandum of […]