Category Archives: Chambers of Commerce

Government striving for harassment-free work environment: Ombudsperson

Karachi, April 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Kashmala Tariq, Ombudsperson on Protection from Harassment on Friday said the government is striving to ensure harassment-free and a more dignified work environment in the government and private institutions. All the people have the right

Business Community has taken a sigh of relief on timely action of Muhammad Pervaiz Malik, Commerce Minister and Haroon Akhtar, Prime Minister Advisor on Revenue

Karachi, April 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): Ghazanfar Bilour, President and Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, Sr. Vice President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has expressed their gratitude and thanks to Muhammad Pervaiz Malik, Federal Commerce and

LCCI demands of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan to form liaison committee as any further delay will destroy pharmaceutical industry

Lahore, April 10, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has demanded of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to form a liaison committee as any further delay will destroy the pharmaceutical industry. The demand was raised

Zubair Motiwala lauded Prime Minister of Pakistan’s efforts to ensure peace and economic prosperity between Pakistan and Afghanistan

Karachi, April 10, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chairman Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI), Zubair Motiwala acknowledged Honourable Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan for his efforts to ease strained relations between the two countries and revive a

FBR urged to withdraw Alternative Corporate Tax

Karachi, April 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to rescind Alternative Corporate Tax (ACT) being applied on companies under section 113(c) of Income Tax Ordinance 2001

FBR urged to reactivate Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Karachi, April 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in its Pre-Budget Proposals has urged the government to reactivate the Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee (ADRC) and provide the taxpayers an easy and efficient mechanism

ICCI for introducing fixed tax rate for small traders in next budget

Islamabad, April 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with a delegation visited G-10 Markaz, Islamabad and congratulated the newly elected President Kamran Kakakhel and other office bearers of Traders Welfare Association of

India and Pakistan should have future different from past: Indian High Commissioner

Lahore, March 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria has said that India and Pakistan should have future different from the past and must not carry the burden of history. Mutual relations should be built on the basis of

ICCI for finalizing Federal Budget 18-19 in consultation with private sector

Islamabad, March 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the government to finalize Federal Budget 2018-19 in consultation with private sector to make it inclusive financial bill. He said this while

ICCI calls for cut in high tax rates in next budget to improve tax revenue

Islamabad, March 27, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) said that the high tax rates in Pakistan were major cause of promoting tax evasion in the country and emphasized that in the forthcoming