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Female entrepreneur’s delegation leaves for India to explore prospects

A 17-member delegation of Pakistani women entrepreneurs left for India through the Wagah border here on Friday on a seven-day visit for a dialogue with their counterparts on issues including bilateral trade, non-tariff barriers and visa policy. The delegation under the leadership of Samina Fazil, founder president Islamabad Women’s Chamber ... Read More »

Australian parliamentarians visit LCCI

Lahore: Delegation of Australian parliamentarians led by Senator John Hogg, President of the Australian Senate visited Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industries (LCCI) on Friday 31-8-2012. They ware welcomed by the President LCCI, Mr. Irfan Qaiser Sheikh along with other executive members of the Chamber. During his visit Senator John ... Read More »

FBR extends date of filing of Sales Tax/Federal Excise returns

Islamabad: upto 5th September, 2012 for the tax period July 2012, for all registered persons vide its C. No. 3(9) ST-L&P/2010-115577-R dated 30.8.2012. The date of payment of tax shall, however, be 30th August, 2012. The decision has been taken by the FBR in exercise of the powers conferred under ... Read More »

PC signs MOU with International Finance Corporation

Islamabad: Privatisation Commission (PC) and International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance and strengthen the privatisation program. IFC will extend technical and financial assistance to the Commission and will assist in reviving the privatisation process. The MOU was signed by Chairman Privatisation Commission, ... Read More »

Pakistan’s prosperity linked to success of women entrepreneurs:Malik Sohail

Islamabad:Famous business leader of the twin cities Malik Sohail Hussain has been appointed as Special Adviser to the Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI).A notification has been issued in this regard informing all the concerned business circles and government quarters. According to the details, a meeting Executive Council ... Read More »

FBR extends the date of payment of taxes and duty

Islamabad: Federal Board of Revenue has extended the date of payment of taxes/duty and filing of Sales Tax/Federal Excise returns to 30th August, 2012 for the tax period July 2012 for all registered persons vide its C. No. 3(9) ST-L&P/2010dated 27.8.2012. The decision has been taken by the FBR in ... Read More »

FBR offices to remain open on Sunday

Lahore: FBR has ordered that all the Model Customs Collectorates shall remain open on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August, 2012 as normal working days in order to facilitate the trade and industry in getting their cargo cleared for imports and exports. The management of State Bank of Pakistan and ... Read More »

Government imposes Eidee on the third day of Eid

Lahore: Government on the third day of Eid increased the prices of petroleum products. According Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) notification, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs 3.21 per litre, High Speed Diesel (HSD) Rs 4.40 per litre, Light Diesel Oil (LDO) by Rs 3.19 per ... Read More »

Govt asked to improve food security situation

Lahore: The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Wednesday asked government to improve its deteriorating ranking in food security index as almost half of the country’s population remains food insecure. Every person has a right to physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food on consistent ... Read More »

Biofuels ban can save world from looming food crisis?

Islamabad: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday said an immediate ban on biofuel production can save the world from looming food crisis which can result in massive malnutrition, starvation, and riots. The worst drought in 50 years in the US and lack of rains in India and some other ... Read More »

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