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Promotion of trade & industry govt’s top priority: Ali Nawaz Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister Ali Nawaz Awan has said that promotion of trade & industry is the top priority of the government. We make every effort to simplify the process of doing business and running industries and to reduce business costs. Ali Nawaz Awan, while meeting with Farhan Ashrafi, Vice Chairman Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association (PYMA) and Convener ... Read More »

Site industrialists call for gas restoration at full pressure

KARACHI: Abdul Hadi, President, Site Association of Industry, while expressing deep concern over non-supply of gas to the industries of the site area, said that Sui Southern Gas Company(SSGC) has suspended the supply of gas to the industries. As a result, the gas crisis has intensified and production activities have come to a standstill position and many industries have been ... Read More »

Ambassador of Indonesia visits RCCI, urges for strengthening trade ties

RAWALPINDI:  Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan Adam Tugio during his visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has said Indonesia along with ASEAN countries are huge markets with great potential for Pakistani products and businessmen should focus on these countries to promote trade and exports. The ambassador said that Pakistani businessmen should take advantage of Indonesia’s emerging market. ... Read More »

RCCI organizes post budget session, urges govt to withdraw Section 203A

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI)has shown strong reservations on the federal and provincial budgets 2021-22. Addressing a post-budget meeting at Chamber House President Mohammad Nasir Mirza said that Section 203A authorizes the tax officer to arrest a tax-payer. This will increase harassment, bribery and blackmail and demanded for immediate withdrawal of the Section 203 A. He ... Read More »

FPCCI appoints Abid Nisar as chairman Pakistan-Indonesia Business Council

KARACHI: Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), has appointed prominent businessman Abid Nisar as a chairman “Pakistan Indonesia Business Council” of FPCCI for 2021. While Shabir Mansha Churra, Mohammad Saqib Goodluck, Mohammad Zohaib Khan, Naveed Usman Memon Pirani, Mohammad Naseem, Sohail Nisar, Tariq Anis and Mohammad Abdullah Abid were elected unopposed directors ... Read More »

Sindh Governor inaugurates Captain Moiz Fire & Rescue Station

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has said that the PTI government wants to serve the people of Sindh for which huge funds of Rs 3.5 billion were allocated for different districts but unfortunately the Sindh government did not provide NOC which due to this, development work in Sindh could not start. He asked the Sindh government that when Edhi Foundation, ... Read More »

RCCI terms budget 2021-22 as trade and investment friendly

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce has termed the financial budget 2021-22 as balanced and business friendly. Commenting on Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen’s budget speech, Chamber President Mohammad Nasir Mirza said that a detailed position would be given after reading the budget document. However, in general, the budget is balanced. The reduction in withholding tax from 17 percent to 12 ... Read More »

KCCI welcome decision to ease restrictions from June 15

KARACHI: The leadership of Businessmen Group (BMG) and Office Bearers of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), while warmly welcoming the decision to ease restrictions from June 15 by National Command & Operation Center, stated that the business community of Karachi warmly welcomes this desperately needed ease in restrictions which would help businessmen/ industrialists to quickly return to normalcy ... Read More »

KCCI appreciates selection of Judicial Members in Customs Appellate Tribunal, IR Appellate Tribunal

KARACHI: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra has congratulated the Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Law Minister Dr. Farogh Naseem for selecting Judicial Members in the Customs Appellate Tribunal and the Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue all over Pakistan. In a statement issued, President KCCI hoped that the ... Read More »

Income tax self-assessment system should be fully restored: Ajmal Baloch

ISLAMABAD: Ajmal Baloch, President All Pakistan Anjman Tajran and Traders Action Committee Islamabad, and Khalid Chaudhry, secretary and former senior vice-president ICCI, have said that traders have lost their business over the past year and a half.  Most of them are facing default. Instead of squeezing the existing taxpayers further, new taxpayers should be registered.  Only two and a half ... Read More »

KCCI establishes daylong COVID-19 Vaccination Facility

KARACHI: The Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) in collaboration with Red Crescent Society organized a daylong COVID-19 Vaccination Facility on Saturday which was attended by scores of members, general public, managing committee members and the staff. According to a statement issued, single dose Cansinobio vaccine recently introduced by the government for people above 30 years of age was ... Read More »

NKATI fully supports BMG, KCCI to address industrialists’ issues

KARACHI: President, North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry(NKATI), Faisal Moiz Khan, has welcomed the statement of Zubair Motiwala, Chairman, Businessmen Group (BMG) and former President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry(KCCI). In which he said that in order to solve the problems facing the industrial community and industries, all the seven town associations of Karachi will work together to ... Read More »

Commissioner PRA visits RCCI

RAWALPINDI: Commissioner Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) Ms. Tahira Javed has assured the business community that no one would be harassed on the account of tax collection and registration notices. During her visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), while addressing the office bearers, members, and representatives from the trade associations she welcomed RCCI’s suggestions on tax matters, ... Read More »

PYMA asks Finance Minister to eliminate discrimination between industrial & commercial importers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association(PYMA), has urged the Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin to eliminate the discrimination between Industrial and commercial importers and provide equal opportunities for business, also requested to impose same taxes on both so that business activities could be restored, which is already facing severe economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an ... Read More »

RCCI to organize National Health Summit on June 16

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) is going to organize the National Health Summit on June 16 aiming to provide a platform to address challenges faced by developing countries like Pakistan for mass vaccination and bringing back trade and economic activities. RCCI President Mohammad Nasir Mirza, in a statement said that the summit will also help us ... Read More »

Business community ready to support achieving Rs8000b revenue potential: ICCI president

ISLAMABAD: President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that the business community was ready to contribute in achieving Rs 8000 billion tax revenue for the country, provided the government facilitates the community in achieving this objective. Structural reforms in Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) would be necessary to enhance the efficiency of the tax ... Read More »

RCCI & IST to join hands for further cementing industry academia linkages

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Institute of Space Technology (IST) has desired to join hands for further cementing industry academia linkages. “We have to make joint efforts with the industry to adapt ourselves to the requirements of the new age and tackle the challenges of the modern technology”. These remarks were made during a delegation ... Read More »

RCCI urges for promoting economic ties with African Region

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has said that the region of Africa is important for economic relations, trade and investment. The Government of Pakistan’s Africa policy, especially the Look Africa policy, will set a new direction for the Pakistani economy. RCCI President Mohammad Nasir Mirza, addressing a virtual session on the occasion of Africa Day to ... Read More »

SBCA official to be deployed at KCCI once in two weeks to resolve business community’s grievances: DG

KARACHI: Director General Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) Shamsuddin Soomro, after listening to the problems and grievances being faced by business community in dealing with SBCA matters, announced to deploy an SBCA official at the Karachi Chamber once in two weeks so that the problems being suffered by KCCI member could be extensively discussed and amicably resolved at the earliest ... Read More »

RCCI gives warm farewell to Malaysian High Commissioner

RAWALPINDI: The High Commissioner of Malaysia Ikram bin Muhammad Ibrahim, has said that Malaysia has deep trade and diplomatic relations with Pakistan. Pakistan has great strategic importance and Malaysia has invested in Pakistan in different sectors. Malaysia focuses on its trade relations with Pakistan. The position of Malaysia and Pakistan on Palestine is clear. Malaysia strongly condemns Israeli atrocities on ... Read More »