Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry lauds withdrawal of Gas Infrastructure Development Surcharge

Islamabad, June 20, 2014 (PPI-OT)Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has lauded the government’s decision to withdraw the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) on commercial and cement sectors and bring it down from Rs.300/MMBTU to Rs.100 on power, Rs.150 on general industry and Rs.200 on captive power plants. Shaban Khalid, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce …

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Federal Budget 2014-15 has given a sense of confidence to the business: Shaban Khalid

Islamabad, June 04, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Federal Budget 2014-15 has given a sense of confidence to the business community as they feel it will create enabling conditions for better growth of business activities. The government has announced many good incentives in the budget including reduction in markup on export finance and long-term financing for exporters, …

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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for zero-rated concession to local LED industry for promoting energy saving

Islamabad, May 22, 2014 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the government to exempt local manufacturers of LED lighting solutions from duties and GST in the forthcoming budget, which will bring down prices of LED products, increase their usage, reduce electricity bills of consumers and save sufficient energy. Shaban Khalid, President, …

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Pre-budget seminar held at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Islamabad, May 21, 2014 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with ACCA Pakistan organised a pre-budget discussion in Chamber House to advocate for healthy fiscal measures in the country. The event commenced with welcome remarks from Mr Malik Mirza, CFO, U Microfinance Bank and Chairman, Members Network Panel, ACCA Pakistan, who …

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Pakistan should cooperate with Malaysia for promoting halal food exports: Syed Hasan Raza

Islamabad, April 29, 2014 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has good potential to play a major role in halal food industry and it should enhance cooperation with Malaysia for promoting exports of halal products, especially halal meat as Malaysia as achieved good results in this field. This was said by H.E. Syed Hasan Raza, Pakistan High Commissioner to …

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Federal Board of Revenue not to take action without documentary evidence: Rana Seerat

Islamabad, April 28, 2014 (PPI-OT): The corruption is not acceptable in any case in the department as the efforts are afoot to reduce corruption, said Rana Seerat, Chief Commissioner, Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) said while addressing a gathering of businessmen at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Ayesha Khalid, Commissioner Inland Revenue Enforcement and Nadir …

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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for efficient logistics system to facilitate business activities

Islamabad, April 08, 2014 (PPI-OT): An efficient logistics system with hassle free supply chains and transport hubs is getting global importance as it plays important role in promoting the economy of a country. However, Pakistan has usually ignored developing an effective logistics system including railways and roads network due to which the country remains unsuccessful …

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Industrialists appeal to Prime Minister to intervene for resolving problems

Islamabad, March 19, 2014 (PPI-OT): A delegation of local industrialists visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and highlighting their issues have appealed to the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to intervene for resolving Industrial areas problems. Addressing the delegation, Muhammad Ali Miraz, Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that CDA …

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Capital Development Authority asked to constitute a task force to resolve business community problems

Islamabad, March 14, 2014 (PPI-OT): The commercial centers in the federal capital are being ignored since long for development and upgradation as per current day needs due to which problems for traders have increased manifold and CDA should constitute a task force headed by its Member Engineering Mr. Sanaullah Aman and comprising representatives of ICCI …

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