Saturday, February 4

Tag: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Entire import, export operation may collapse due to awful state of Native Jetty Bridge

KARACHI:President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra and President Karachi Customs Agents Association (KCAA) Wasiq Hussain Khan have expressed deep concerns over the awful state of Native Jetty Bridge which, if not promptly addressed, may anytime result in completely collapsing all the import-export operations of the country as this important bridge was the only source that connects Karachi Port with the city and the result of the country. These concerns were expressed at a meeting during the visit of KCAA delegation to KCCI which was also attended by Senior Vice President KCCI M. Saqib Goodluck, Vice President Shamsul Islam Khan, General Secretary KCAA Mahmood ul Hassan Awan, KCCI and KCAA Managing Committee Members. KCCI President and KCAA President app...

KCCI assures no injustice to shopkeepers if lockdown re-imposed

KARACHI:President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra, after listening to the reservations raised by a delegation from All City Tajir Ittehad (ACTI), assured that KCCI would try its level best to make sure that no injustice is done to any shopkeeper even if the government opts another lockdown or smart lockdown in any market of Karachi to contain further spread of COVID-19 pandemic.   “However, the shopkeepers must strictly ensure compliance of SOPs and also the business timings, besides devising effective strategies for social distancing as coronavirus, which is a matter of life and death, has to be taken seriously,” he added.   Exchanging views with ACTI delegation which was led by its President Hammad Poonawala, President KCCI said that ...

Telecommunication sector could produce jobs, promote business: Shariq Vohra

KARACHI: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra, while exchanging views at a meeting with a team of Mobilink Jazz Business during its visit to KCCI, stated that the telecommunication sector could produce abundant employment opportunities and promote business activities through innovative solutions. Shariq Vohra underscored the need to make collective efforts so that the end-users particularly those from the business and industrial community, could benefit from innovative solutions. In this regard, KCCI and Mobilink Jazz Team discussed salient features of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will soon be signed between the two organizations to enhance cooperation. Chief Business Officer Jazz Ali Naseer, Senior Vice President KCCI Saquib Good luc...

(Commerce): FBR’s Tax Directory analysis irks KCCI

Karachi:President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan has expressed total mistrust over the statistical figures recently disclosed by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in its Tax Directory Analysis 2018. He said that FBR recently released an analysis of Tax Directory 2018 based on income tax, in which it made some claims which were based on partial information creating a wrong perception about the income tax collection from different cities while some important information was skipped by which a reader could have verified the data. President KCCI noted that under this report, Karachi’s income tax collection was reported to be Rs209 billion while district-wise it revealed that Karachi contributed Rs186.3 billion (Karachi Central added Rs9.06 billion...