LCCI will help to revive FTA with China


LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will play its role for early revival of Pak-China free trade agreement, a statement said.


LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari, Senior Vice President Mian Tariq Misbah and Vice President Kashif Anwar were talking to a delegation of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association (APPMA) at the LCCI on Monday.


Lashari said that the chamber will soon write letters to the Ministry of Commerce and the Federal Board of Revenue for renewal of free trade agreement with China, it said.


The LCCI will also provide details of the products, which are not manufactured in Pakistan so that they could be included in the new FTA.


Over the issues of sales, income and wealth taxes, the LCCI president said that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has already constituted two committees with the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry that will look into the problems being faced by the business community.

Source: The NEWS