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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 »

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 »

RCCI urges for extended business hour to lower Covid threat

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Mohammad Nasir Mirza has said that lockdown policy should be formulated in collaboration with stakeholders. The proposed lockdown from May 8 to May 16 is not feasible. The business community has been the hardest hit by the corona, he said in a statement. We have to make policy based on ... Read More »

RCCI urges for more allocation for industries in ADP 2021-22

RAWALPINDI: Planning and Development Board, Government of Punjab organized a virtual consultative session on the Annual Development Program (ADP) for industries, commerce, investment, and skill development sector. Addressing the virtual session of the Annual Development Program (ADP) for the year 2021-22, Punjab Minister for Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal said that more allocation would be allocated in the annual development program ... Read More »

RCCI organizes Virtual International Trade Forum (China, Hong Kong Chapters)

RAWALPINDI: Speakers at Virtual International Trade Forum (VITF) Chapter China and Hong Kong, urges for diversification and look for new products for exports. The second phase of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA-II), China has brought down tariffs to zero for Pakistan on 313 high-priority tariff lines. Commercial and trade consular stationed in China and Hong Kong spoke in detail about ... Read More »

RCCI lauds PM orders to probe into Rawalpindi Ring Road project

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s notice on the increase in cost of Rawalpindi Ring Road project and changes in the Master plan. In a statement, President Mohammad Nasir Mirza said that the business community was deeply concerned over the demarcation of the Ring Road project, the alleged increase in cost ... Read More »

RCCI observes World Earth Day

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) observed World Earth Day here on Thursday. The prime objective to observe this day was to create awareness among the masses about damages due to environmental pollution and steps to promote eco-friendly environment, said President RCCI Mohammad Nasir Mirza while giving a briefing to Member of National Assembly and Parliamentary Secretary ... Read More »

RCCI delegation calls in Sri Lanka High Commission

RAWALPINDI: A delegation led of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) led by President Mohammad Nasir Mirza called on Sri Lankan High Commissioner Vice Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama at Sri Lankan embassy in Islamabad. Senior Vice President Osman Ashraf and Vice President Shahraiz A Malik were also present on the occasion. Talking to the delegation, Sri Lankan High Commissioner ... Read More »

RCCI for taking on board before finalizing budgetary proposals for 2021-22

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has expressed the hope that newly appointed Federal Minister for Finance Shaukat Khan Tarin would take all stakeholders into confidence before finalizing budgetary proposals for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22. RCCI President Mohammad Nasir Mirza, in a statement, asked the govt to reduce the electricity and gas prices to lower business ... Read More »

RCCI demands extension in business hours amid Ramazan and Covid-19

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has demanded extension in business hours amid Ramzan and Covid-19 and urged the Government to review its notification to close normal businesses by 6:00 pm during the month of Ramadan. Mohammad Nasir Mirza, President RCCI, in a statement said that Ramadan is the month that increased the volume of business due ... Read More »

Speakers at RCCI VITF (Europe) urge diversification in exports products

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) organized the Virtual International Trade Forum (VITF) chapter Europe. The purpose of the trade forum was to acquaint the business community in European countries with trade and export opportunities. The forum was well attended by large number of participants via video link, this includes, Daniel Clauss, Head of the Political, Trade ... Read More »

Chief Commissioner IR visits RCCI, assures full support to business community

RAWALPINDI: Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue Dr. Khalid Mahmood Lodhi along with his team paid a visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and addressed the issues faced by the business community. President Mohammad Nasir Mirza, Group leader Sohail Altaf, Senior Vice President Osman Ashraf, Vice President Shahraiz A Malik, members of the executive committee, and members were ... Read More »

Europe is a big market for Pakistan, RCCI

RAWALPINDI: Europe is a big market for Pakistan and there is a big opportunity for Pakistani manufacturers to capitalise the opportunity of Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) status to the optimum. Based on this status, around 80% of Pakistan’s exports to the EU are quota and tariff-free, offering an advantage over many other competitors. These comments were made by ... Read More »

RPO Rawalpindi visits RCCI assures full support to business community

RAWALPINDI: Regional Police Officer Imran Ahmer has said that the business community is the backbone of the economy. If there is peace in the city then investors and traders will be able to do business with confidence. The role of the business community is very important in promoting economic activities. The efforts of the Rawalpindi Chamber are commendable in promoting ... Read More »

RCCI urges consultation for the upcoming budget 2021-22

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) that the budget for the next financial year 2021-22 should be prepared in consultation with the stakeholders. The Chamber’s recommendations should be included in the budget. In a statement, Muhammad Nasir Mirza, President RCCI said that the Pakistani economy is currently facing many challenges. “We demand that electricity and gas prices ... Read More »

RCCI lauds decrease in POL prices, urge govt to pass on the benefits to the masses

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Muhammad Nasir Mirza while lauding the move Government to reduce petroleum prices. In a statement, he said the government should ensure that the impact of the cuts must be shifted to the masses. Petrol and diesel prices have a direct impact on transportation costs. According to the Pakistan Bureau of ... Read More »

RCCI lauds CPO role in maintaining law and order in the city

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and industry (RCCI) President Muhammad Nasir Mirza called on City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi Ahsan Younis. Talking to the President Chamber, CPO Ahsan Younis said that work on the Safe City project for Rawalpindi city is underway. Modern technology is essential to curb crime, and the Department of Police will provide all kinds of ... Read More »

Nepal ambassador visits RCCI, urges for direct flights to promote bilateral trade

RAWALPINDI: Ambassador of Nepal Tapas Adhikari, has stressed that Pakistan International Airline (PIA) should explore the possibility of starting direct flights between Islamabad and Kathmandu that would help in promoting two-way trade between the two countries. Both the countries enjoy cordial relationships and with resumption of flights this will further strengthen the close trade ties between the two countries. The ... Read More »

RCCI organizes Investor conference on Railways land

RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati while addressing a conference on investment in  Railways Land organized by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) through video link said that unfortunately Railways has been in disrepute for the last 70 years. I want to send a message to all developers and investors to invest with security in railways land. ... Read More »

RCCI expresses deep concern over proposed ordinances to impose Rs290b taxes & abolishing tax exemptions

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Mohammad Nasir Mirza has expressed deep concern over the government’s proposed money bill to abolish income tax exemption and termed it a mini budget. He said that as per media  reports a summary in this regard has been approved by the federal cabinet where about 77 proposals are under consideration ... Read More »