Saudi Arabia wanted to further deepen its business relations with Pakistan: Envoy

Islamabad, September 17, 2020 (PPI-OT): H.E. Mr. Nawaf Saeed Al-Malkiy, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia said that Pakistan possessed everything for growth and has great potential for business and economic growth that needed to be highlighted more effectively to attract foreign investors. He said that Saudi Arabia wanted to further deepen and strengthen its trade ties with Pakistan as both countries have great potential toRead More…

Facilitating business community key focus of government: Shibli Faraz

Islamabad, September 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Business community was the lifeblood of the economy and facilitating them in promoting business activities was the key focus of the current government. This was said by Syed Shibli Faraz, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting while addressing the business community after inaugurating a state-of-the-art auditorium in the Export Display Centre building of IslamabaRead More…

FTO Facilitation Desk at ICCI: Protecting interest of taxpayers was key priority of FTO: Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera

Islamabad, September 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Taking another positive step for the facilitation of business community, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has set up a Facilitation Desk of Federal Tax Ombudsman in its premises, which was formally inaugurated by Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera, Federal Tax Ombudsman during a ceremony held at ICCI. Mrs. Sarwat Tahira Habib Secretary FTO Secretariat, Mian Akram Farid Read More…

Sadiq Sanjrani asks business community to capitalize on investment opportunities in Gwadar

Islamabad, September 09, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sadiq Sanjrani, Senate Chairman said that Gwadar was emerging as a new port city of Pakistan and was destined to become a hub of industrial and investment activities, therefore, business community should gear up itself to fully capitalize on the emerging opportunities of business and investment in Gwadar and Baluchistan. He said this while talking to a delegation of Islamabad CRead More…

Belgium interested to make investment in Pakistan: Envoy

Islamabad, September 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): H.E. Philippe Bronchain, Ambassador of Belgium along with his Trade Commissioner Abid Husain visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and addressing the business community said that his country was interested in making investment in Pakistan as it was a potential country for business and investment activities. He discussed various prospects for further enhancinRead More…

ICCI hails CDA Board for reducing additional storey charges by 50 percent in markets

Islamabad, August 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has lauded the decisions of CDA Board for accepting most of its demands with regard to reducing additional storey charges in markets, simplification of lease renewal procedure and amendment in industrial building bye-laws. It thanked Amir Ali Ahmed Chairman and all members of CDA for taking business friendly decisions that woulRead More…

ICCI urges government to focus on controlling rising inflation

Islamabad, August 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Tahir Abbasi, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has demanded that the government should take immediate corrective measures to curb the rising inflation, which had risen to 9.30 percent in July this year putting more burden on the common man. He said that according to the figures of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the prices of 20 items have inRead More…

ICCI lauds Government’s agreement with IPPs to reduce power tariff

Islamabad, August 24, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has lauded the move of the government to sign a basic agreement with the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) to reduce power tariffs and provide cheap electricity to the end consumers terming it a highly positive development that would help in bringing down the cost of doing business and facilitating the growth of business activRead More…

CDA Chairman announces 50 percent cut in additional storey charges

Islamabad, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): Aamir Ali Ahmed, Chairman CDA said that under the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan to promote the construction activities, CDA is reducing the charges of additional storey in markets by 50 percent that would give boost to business activities. He said this while addressing a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry that met him led by Muhammad Ahmed Waheed Read More…

Traders demand cut in board tax and multi-storey parking plazas in markets

Islamabad, August 20, 2020 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the Traders Welfare Committee of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry was held under the chairmanship of its convener Khalid Mahmood Chaudhry, which was attended by representatives of various markets. A resolution was passed calling upon Sheikh Ansar Aziz, Mayor Islamabad to immediately issue orders for withdrawal of board tax notices issued to traders. AnotRead More…