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Pakistan key partner in current $400b global medical device

ISLAMABAD: Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Sunday said that Pakistan was a key partner in the current $400 billion global medical device industries as well as contributing in local economic development. It said that stepping into the knowledge economy, Pakistan could emerge as a major global player by expanding its exports of medical device industry. Chairman ... Read More »

FPCCI, NPO agree for promoting Cottage Industry in GB region

ISLAMABAD: Federation Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and National Productivity Organization (NPO) of Federal Ministry of Industries and Production agreed for promoting and developing Cottage Industry in Gilgit Baltistan region for increasing employment opportunities at local level. In pursuance of a project assigned to NPO on “Developing and Promoting Cottage Industry of Gilgit Baltista” as a part of ... Read More »

FPCCI seeks 100pc adjustment of input tax

ISLAMABAD: In order to improve the country’s ease of doing business ranking, the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has recommended the government to allow 100pc adjustment of input tax by removing the discrepancy created by Section 8B of Sales Tax Act. In a press statement, FPCCI President Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo said that this restriction not ... Read More »

Business community hails decision to simplify tax laws

KARACHI: Business community has praised Prime Minister Imran Khan for issuing directives to the authorities for focusing on tax reforms, simplification of tax laws and plugging loopholes in existing tax system. Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) lauded Prime Minister Imran Khans directives to focus on reform in tax regime, ... Read More »

FPCCI signs partnership accord with Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

LAHORE: The Pak-UK Business Council of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) had signed a partnership agreement with Greater Manchester Chambers of Commerce, which has over 5,000 registered British businesses based in the Greater Manchester region of UK. Speaking at the virtual meeting, Pak-UK Business Council Chairman Imran Khalil Naseer briefed the participants on the benefits ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk mega scandal case: Importers demand special body to save them from blackmail

KARACHI: Importers have called for setting up a special committee to ensure the implementation of laws to save them from the extortion, blackmail and exploitation of Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou and other officials of Maersk in a mega scandal of illegal collection of demurrage and detention charges. Office-bearers of top chambers of commerce and industry have expressed their grave concern ... Read More »

FPCCI VP Khurram Aijaz plays key role to get 15 free days period at ports by KPT

KARACHI: In view the hardship being faced by businesses due to Covid19, Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has allowed 15 working days as free period instead of 5, applicable from 25 March to 30 April, 2020. FPCCI Vice President Khurram Aijaz played important role to get this relief for importers and traders. FPCCI Vice President Khurram Aijaz in his letter on ... Read More »

FPCCI VP Khurram Aijaz rebukes shipping lines for not giving relief on detention charges

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) lambasted shipping lines for not giving any relief to importers and traders on detention charges, and dubbed their claims as untrue. FPCCI Vice President Khurram Aijaz said international trade had almost shut down and there were no export shipments from Pakistan. “There is no export to USA or Europe, ... Read More »

Shabbir Churra appointed as convener of FPCCI’s  body on customs

Shabbir Churra appointed as FPCCI’s  body on customs convener KARACHI: President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Anjum Nisar has appointed well-known industrialist Shabbir Mansha Churra as a conveyor of FPCCI’s central standing committee on customs for the year 2020. The notification issued by the FPCCI states that Churra, using his experience and excellent services, ... Read More »

FPCCI appoints Hasan Vohra as DC of Standing Committee on “Tourism Development”

KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) appointed Hasan Shaikh Vohra of Walkers Travel, Clifton, Karachi as deputy convener of central standing committee. A notification issued by FPCCI President Mian Anjum Nisar read “I am pleased to appoint you as deputy convener of FPCCI’s central standing committee on “tourism development” for the year 2020. I trust you ... Read More »

FPCCI appoints Khatri as chairman standing committee on industrial promotion

KARACHI: Federatuion of Pakistan chamber of commerce and industry (FPCCI) President Mr. Mian Muhammad Adrees has appointed Mr. Abdul Shakoor Khatri, as Chairman of FPCCI Standing Committee on industrial promotion & facilitation for the year 2015. His nomination is reflective of the confidence reposed in him by the President FPCCI, in view of his contribution in the field. He played ... Read More »

Srilankan president’s visit will uplift economy, trade: FPCCI

KARACHI: Senior Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Mr. Abdul Rahim Janoo said, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s visit to Pakistan would enhance economic cooperation & trade linkages between the two countries,while welcoming him to Karachi Airport on behalf of FPCCI. The Srilankan President invited the Business Community including FPCCI to visit his country in ... Read More »

FPCCI working on mechanism to improve country’s tax revenue: Mian Adrees

ISLAMABAD: President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Mian Muhammad Adrees, while addressing business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry said that FPCCI was working on a mechanism to improve country’s tax revenue by involving Chambers of Commerce & Industry of the country in collection of income tax from small traders. He said the mechanism, ... Read More »

FPCCI appoints Aftab Vohra as chairman Standing Committee on customs

LAHORE: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) has appointed its former Vice President Aftab Ahmad Vohra as Chairman of Standing Committee on Customs, Ports and Valuation for the year 2015-16. Convener of the Standing Committee, Aftab Ahmad Vohra would prepare his work plan for the year 2015-16 after necessary consultation with other stakeholders and learning about ... Read More »

FPCCI asks govt to formulate new national economic agenda before new federal budget

LAHORE: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) demanded of the government to formulate a National Economic Agenda (NEA) in consultation with the Federation, Chambers of Commerce and other trade bodies before the federal budget for fiscal year 2015-16. This consensus was developed in a special meeting on “Federal Budget 2015-16” organized by the FPCCI and chaired by ... Read More »

FPCCI says seizure of bank accounts by FBR is unfair

LAHORE: Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Regional Chairman Khwaja Zarar Kaleem said that strict policy for tax recovery and seizure of accounts by FBR is not acceptable. He demanded that FBR must give business community a chance to appeal. He further said that government and tax collecting institutions should cooperate with business community rather than creating problems ... Read More »

UBG chief links Pakistan uplift with Balochistan’s prosperity

QUETTA: The largest province of the country is a picture of neglect to-date as no serious effort could ever be made to exploit its natural resources. The government and business community should strive jointly for the development of resources-rich and poverty-stricken Balochistan as its mineral resources have the potential to change the fate of Pakistan and transform it into a ... Read More »

Mian Anjum calls for early construction of Kalabagh Dam

LAHORE: Decision of continuous electricity supply to the industrial sector would not only give breathing space to the industry but would also increase GDP and national exports. This was stated by the candidate for FPCCI President Mian Anjum Nisar while talking to a delegation of industrialists here on Tuesday. He said that decision would go a long way for revival ... Read More »

Vietnam has great potential for Pakistani products

KARACHI: Vietnam has great potential to Pakistani products, Head of Vietnam Trade Mission in Pakistan Vu Viet Dzung Second Secretary. During a visit to FPCCI he proposed that FPCCI should sign MoU with Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce and Industry VCCI to establish JBC. He also proposed to include fishery sector in the FPCCI trade delegation to Vietnam. He also offered ... Read More »

FPCCI hails govt, LEAs for maintain law and order situation on Ashura

LAHORE: Candidate for President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) Mian Anjum Nisar and Chairman PIAF malik Tahir Javed have hailed the government and law enforcement agencies for maintaining law and order situation during Ashura days. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Mian Anjum Nisar and Malik Tahir Javed said that religious scholars and the people ... Read More »