To be the premier body for promoting new and existing overseas investment in Pakistan by leveraging the world-class expertise of OICCI Members for the benefit of the Investor and the Country.


  • To assist in fostering a conducive, open and equitable business environment in Pakistan
  • To facilitate transfer of best global practices to Pakistan
  • To enhance the image of overseas investors in Pakistan, and the image of Pakistan in overseas business communities


OICCI is a company originally registered in 1925 and currently registered under the Companies’ Ordinance 1984. OICCI- Memorandum of Association


  1. Acts as a catalyst to attract Foreign Direct Investment,
  2. Lobbies for enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights,
  3. Endeavors to create level playing field for all investors in the areas of taxation, tariffs protection, international quality standards,
  4. Coordinates with law enforcement authorities to ensure physical safety and security of employees and assets of member companies, and
  5. Promotes transfer of best global technology and practices in business to Pakistan by leveraging world class expertise of OICCI members for benefit of all investors and the country.

The above activities which enable a conducive, open, safe and equitable business environment in Pakistan are carried out mainly through

  1. Active engagement with Government and  Regulatory bodies.
  2. Communication with stakeholders,
  3. Conducting Research
  4. Spreading business knowledge
  5. Conducting and participating in seminars
  6. Applauding and promoting good Government policies
  7. Playing a role in reversing disenabling policies
  8. Soliciting opinions and perceptions by conducting Business Climate surveys.
  9. The Proposed Plan of Activities – 2018 to 2020
© 2012 Overseas Investors Chambers of Commerce and Industry
The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI) serves as the national point of reference for foreign investors in Pakistan. Established in 1860 as the Karachi Chamber of Commerce, it is the oldest of the existing chambers.