FPCCI shows apprehensions on issuance of letters by FBR

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) have expressed grave concern over the harassment of businessmen by FBR and FIA creating unrest among the genuine tax payers. The Senior Vice President of FPCCI, Syed Mazhar Nasir said that despite the fact that the businessmen declared their properties under the declaration of assets scheme, announced by the government in 2017-18, they are receiving letters from the government agencies, asking them to submit the details of their property which was unacceptable and against the policy defined in the scheme.

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Telenor Officials meet Finance Minister

Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO Telenor Pakistan, along with the Telenor Group delegation, and other Telenor Pakistan officials met with Asad Umar, Finance Minister of Pakistan. They had discussed how Telenor and the Government of Pakistan can better collaborate for digitalizing the Pakistani economy.

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Agha Saiddain becomes Chairman of PTA

Mr. Agha Saiddain of M/s. Royal Leather Industries Ltd., Lahore has been elected unopposed as Central Chairman for Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) while Mr. Kamran Habib of M/s. Pelle Classics, Karachi elected un-opposed as Senior Vice Chairman and Khawaja Muhammad Mehr Ali of M/s.

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Tourism Malaysia participates in Pakistan Travel Mart

Tourism Malaysia will participate in the 2nd Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM) from 2 to 4 October 2018 at the Karachi Expo Centre. A total of 23 Malaysian organizations will display under the Malaysia Pavilion, comprising of travel agents, tourism product owners, hoteliers, Tourism Melaka, as well as senior officials from Tourism Malaysia.

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Dawood Foundation opens Magnifi Science Children’s Studio in Karachi

Dawood Foundation (TDF) opened its doors today, to a first-of-its-kind TDF Magnifi Science Children’s Studio in Karachi. TDF Studio is a space where children can explore science, mathematics, technology, engineering, illusion with fun and hands-on activities and exhibits.

Meet the skeleton, catch the stars, sit on a chair of nails, and explore more than 60 hands-on exhibits created for children and schools.

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Art Council paid tribute to “Zaheen Tahira”

The stage show committee of Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi, organized a wonderful event to tribute “Zaheen Tahira” for her outstanding achievements on Saturday night at New Auditorium. Zaheen Tahira is well known for her astonishing performance in “Khuda Ki Basti” from where he displayed herself as a remarkable actress and till now she is considered to be the most dominating figure in Pakistan’s entertainment industry.

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Mohammad Jawaid Bilwani elected president of PAJCCI

As per the notification issued by PAJCCI in context of its elections for the year 2018-19, Mohammad Jawaid Bilwani has been chosen as the President of the Chamber unanimously. He is one of the founding members of the Chamber and has been instrumental in facilitating the regularization of the chamber since inception.

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Circular debt has reached $ 11 billion: Mian Zahid Hussain

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said circular debts have clutched the national economy; with increase of Rs. 200 billion in just 6 weeks of the newly formed government, circular debts have reached $ 11 billion Rs.

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Ambassador Paul Jones, Chargé d’Affaires a.i., welcomes newest members of Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network

Under the theme “Creating Lifelong Partnerships,” recently returned participants of the U.S. Mission’s professional-level exchange programs gathered for a New Alumni Conference in Islamabad on Saturday. The conference, hosted by the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN), introduced over 120 exchange program alumni from across Pakistan to other U.S.

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Summit Bank employees contribute to the “PM & CJP Fund for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam

Responding to the call of Honorable Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan Mr. Saqib Nisar and Prime Minster of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan to raise funds for building water reservoirs in the country, the management and staff of Summit Bank Limited has again risen to the occasion and generously contributed over PKR 3 Million in the “Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Fund For Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam” to fulfill their social obligation and contributing towards safeguarding the interest of the nation.

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