Businessmen for cooperation with AJK | The Express Tribune

LAHORE: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Minister for Small Industries Dr Kausar Taqdees Gilani visited the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and held a meeting with LCCI President Kashif Anwar. During his address, the LCCI president emphasised the importance of strengthening the relationship between the Lahore Chamber and the Azad Kashmir Chamber to […]

Businessmen decry hike in terminal charges | The Express Tribune

Businessmen demanded the formation of a regulatory authority for the container terminals to ensure a better working environment. Photo: File KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Senior Vice President (SVP) Saquib Fayyaz Magoon has said that the business, trade and industrial community is in a state of shock and disbelief at […]

Businessmen fear hefty job losses | The Express Tribune

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) President Iftikhar Ahmed Sheikh, while expressing deep concern over the rising cost of doing business due to unbearable energy tariffs, has voiced fears that the day is not far when thousands of jobless people will take to the streets to protest against the government’s policies. Without taking […]

Businessmen urge opening of more Pak-Afghan borders | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: Businessmen dealing in Pak-Afghan trade have demanded FBR and Ministry of Commerce to open Ghulam Khan and Kharlachi borders with Afghanistan for full-fledged commercial activities in the wake of the excessive transportation burden on the Torkhem border post. In a joint press statement issued on Saturday, Coordinator Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry, […]

Businessmen call for SIFC-CPEC collaboration | The Express Tribune

In a resounding endorsement, business leaders and market analysts are hailing the recently established Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) as a crucial necessity during these challenging times. “The SIFC is a necessity of the time as it includes all local stakeholders, such as the civil-military forum, trade bodies, businesspeople, bureaucrats, politicians, and others. It is […]

PM Shehbaz urges Turkish businessmen to invest in Pakistan

A delegation of Anadolu Group calls on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Ankara on June 3, 2023. — PID ANKARA: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday urged the Turkish investors and businessmen to increase investment in Pakistan’s diverse sectors. Currently, the premier is in Ankara on a two-day official visit to attend the inauguration ceremony […]

BOI assures businessmen of minimising regulations | The Express Tribune

LAHORE: Board of Investment (BOI) Secretary Asad Rehman Gilani has said that the industry is bound to deal with 70 different types of regulators in the country, which shouldn’t be the case. Speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the BOI secretary pointed out that they had launched Pakistan Regulatory Modernisation Initiative […]

Businessmen oppose real estate tax hike | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President Muhammad Shakeel Munir has said that the construction industry plays a key role in the country’s economic development, but high taxes imposed on the real estate and construction sector will badly affect business activities and cause harm to the economy. Speaking at a meeting of the […]

Businessmen demand removal of trade hurdles | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: Traders have stressed the need for taking pragmatic steps to remove hurdles in the way of regional trade, saying it is imperative to boost bilateral trade with the Central Asian Republics to enhance the country’s exports and earn huge foreign exchange for stabilising the national economy. Pakistan was losing foreign exchange owing to impediments […]

Businessmen denounce fuel price hike | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Businessmen have slammed the government’s decision to make a massive hike of Rs30 per litre in prices of petroleum products, which is the highest-ever increase in one go. They termed it a very harsh decision that would unleash a new wave of inflation in the country and cause a hefty increase in the production […]

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