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Traders ask Imran, Qadri to postpone marches

LAHORE: Business community, reacting over the effect of current political upheaval, has urged the stakeholders to resolve the issues in largest interest of country. Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Vice President Kashif Anwar said that government has been seeking foreign investment but paying no heed to local industry which is at stake due to current law and order ... Read More »

Chinese delegation visits LCCI President

LAHORE: A two member Chinese delegation led by Vice Chairman Sub Council of Chinese Chemical Industry Ma Chunyan called on LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari and briefed him about CAC Pakistan Summit and Pak-China Agro Chemical Expo scheduled from August 5-6 at Lahore Expo Center. LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Tariq Misbah and Coordinator of the exhibition Jawed Salim Qureshi ... Read More »

CAC Pakistan summit & Agro Chemical Expo on August 5-6

LAHORE: China Agro Chemical (CAC) Pakistan Summit and Pak-China Agro Chemical Expo will be held on August 5-6, 2014 at Lahore Expo Centre. The President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Sohail Lashari at a press conference said that Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif and Chinese Ambassador would attend the event Pak-China suit and expo. Mr. Lashari said that it ... Read More »

LCCI, ICAP to form working group on tax reforms

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) have decided to form Joint Working Group on Tax Reforms and to resolve the tax-related issues of the business community. This was decided at a meeting between the LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari and Chairman CPD Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of ... Read More »

LCCI: LABARD organizes seminar on “Rehabilitation of disabled women”

Lahore: The Lahore Businessmen Association for Rehabilitation of Disabled (LABARD) organized a seminar on the occasion of national Day for women with disabilities at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Talking to event, the President of LCCI Eng Sohail Lashari urged the masses to play their role to help disabled people so that they could become active members of ... Read More »

Qadir urges business community to step forward to help IDPs

LAHORE: Federal Minister for States & Frontier Region Lt. General (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch has sought business community help for provision of pedestal fans, water coolers and tents to nearly one million IDPs for their survival in this hot weather. He was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) here the other day. LCCI President Engineer Sohail ... Read More »

LCCI asks FBR to withdraw SRO 608(I)/2014

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry in a press release confirmed that all trade associations of city had rejected tax measures of SRO 608(I)/2014 unanimously and called for it’s immediately withdrawal. AS per details, trade associations of LCCI urged the government to facilitate the business community to put the economy back on track. The demand was raised at a ... Read More »

Squeezing taxpayers: LCCI demands withdrawal of SRO 608(I) 2014

LAHORE:  The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has demanded of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to withdraw SRO 608(I)/2014 as in the presence of huge smuggling and massive under invoicing it would not be possible for the government to get desired economic results. In a statement issued here Saturday, the LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari said that at ... Read More »

SBP urged to cut discount rate to boost economic activities

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the State Bank of Pakistan to bring down the discount rate to give a jumpstart to the economic activities. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the LCCI Acting President Mian Tariq Misbah said that SBP has to make a drastic cut at least by 250 to 300 basis points in ... Read More »

SMEs need to be developed on modern lines: LCCI

LAHORE: Development of the SME sector in any country plays an integral role in its economic development and prosperity. World Bank can play a significant role in developing the SME sector of Pakistan. These views were expressed by the LCCI Acting President Mian Tariq Misbah while talking to a 2-member World Bank team led by Andrew Proctor. The LCCI Executive ... Read More »

LCCI president meets Customs chief to enhance cooperation

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Sohail Lashari met central region’s Chief Collector of Customs Rozi Khan Burki in order to enhance mutual liaison between business community and Pakistan Customs. Both Lashari and Burki agreed to draw plan to facilitate importers and discourage menace of smuggling. Lashari demanded of Chief Collector to ensure complete facilitation for the ... Read More »

FBR accused of harassing taxpayers

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday took strong exception to the FBR for attaching the bank accounts of the taxpayers without even giving them any proper opportunity to plead their case. In a statement issued here, the LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari urged the Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to immediately stop the FBR from this ... Read More »

LCCI rejects FBR proposal to impose 1pc Special Excise Duty on import

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday took a strong exception to the Federal Board of Revenue for its proposal to impose 1 percent Special Excise Duty on the import and local manufacturing of goods in the upcoming budget (2014-15) and said that any such move would be resisted tooth and nail. In a statement, the LCCI ... Read More »

Withdrawal of controversial SRO 351 (1) 2014 lauded

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Friday welcomed the government decision to suspend controversial SRO 351 (1) 2014. In a statement issued here, the LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari, Senior Vice President Mian Tariq Misbah and Vice President Kashif Anwar thanked the Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for listening to the business community point of view and taking ... Read More »

LCCI felicitates new SBP Governor Ashraf Wathra

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has felicitated newly appointed State Bank of Pakistan Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra and hoped that being an experienced economist, he would utilize his best abilities for economic well-being of the people in general and business community in particular. In a message to the newly appointed Governor, LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari, Senior Vice ... Read More »

Formulation of policies: Govt, businessmen must be on same page, says CM

LAHORE: The secret of economic development and growth of the country is in the fact that the government, businessmen and industrialists must have to be on the same page while formulating economic policies. Initiatives taken by the government in isolation can yield nothing good unless business community is taken on board in order to make economic development and growth. This ... Read More »

Pak-India trade has bright future: SM Muneer

LAHORE: Trade between Pakistan and India has bright future as both the countries are willing to enhance bilateral trade. Nevertheless, the government is vigilant of the fact that local industry should not suffer consequently. This was stated by India Pakistan Chamber President and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan Chief Executive Officer S M Muneer while talking to Customs Today. “We ... Read More »

Goutam for liberalising regional trade to achieve prosperity

LAHORE: Head of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for Arabia and South Asia Region, Goutam Gosh said that organising a successful India Show in Pakistan was a great achievement. While talking exclusively with Customs Today, he further said that with enhanced trade ties, both Pakistan and India can achieve welfare and prosperity. For providing easy access ... Read More »

Early implementation of integrated border management system

To, Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Nawaz Sharif   Respected Sir,   I would like to request you to please issue directives to expedite the pace of ongoing trade with India through Wagha Border. Early implementation of a well-tailored and well thought-out Integrated Border Management System at Wagha in consultation with all the public and private sector stakeholders is need ... Read More »

Commissioner IR says PM’s amnesty only aimed to broaden tax ambit

LAHORE: Commissioner Inland Revenue Ejaz Asad Rasool has said that the amnesty scheme introduced by the Prime Minister is an effort to increase revenue, broaden the tax net and bring those under taxation who had opted to stay out of tax net during last 10 years. The Commissioner was briefing the LCCI members on Prime Minister Amnesty Scheme here at the ... Read More »