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Conflicts in provincial, federal laws hamper food sector’s growth – The News

28 September, 2017

LAHORE: Provincial laws for food sector contrast and sometimes overlap what have been promulgated at the national level by the federal government, slowing down investment and innovation in a key economic sector, industry sources said on Wednesday. The sources said the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) and other provincial authorities have promulgated provincial food standards, which […]

Foreign investors demand release of Rs46bln tax refunds

26 September, 2017

KARACHI: Foreign investors urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to release the stuck refunds to the tune of Rs46 billion on a priority basis to help them avert their liquidation problems, sources said on Monday. The sources said the members of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) irked over a huge amount […]

Session with Mr. Talal Mahmud on Trade-based Money Laundering (TBML)

21 September, 2017

Talal Mahmud, Executive Director Financial Crime Compliance, SC Bank, USA conducted a session on “Trade Based Money Laundering” at OICCI on Thursday, September 21, 2017. The key objective of the session was to familiarise the audience with the risks and pitfalls of trade-based money laundering and the ways to upgrade the compliance standards of their […]

SECP Receptive to Address the OICCI Concerns

09 September, 2017

SECP Receptive to Address the OICCI Concerns

US Economic Counselor for Pakistan visits the OICCI

07 September, 2017

William ‘Chip’ Laitinen, the Economic Counselor for Pakistan based at the US Embassy in Islamabad, who took up his position six weeks back, visited the Chamber on September 7, 2017 for a courtesy call and to discuss matters of mutual interest and to learn about the OICCI and the Chamber’s view on the current business […]

OICCI meeting with Corps Commander Karachi

24 August, 2017

The OICCI was invited for a meeting with Lt. Gen. Shahid Baig Mirza, Corps Commander Karachi, for a formal presentation of the results of the OICCI 2017 Security Survey, on August 24, 2017. The meeting was facilitated by the Honorable Governor of Sind, Mr Muhammad Zubair and was attended by two senior associates of the […]

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