Directorate General IPR celebrates World IPR Day

KARACHI: Directorate General IPR, along with all the three Directorates of IPR including Nyma Batool, Muneeb Sarwar and Mubashir Baig,  celebrated The World IPR DAY, along with the rest of the World, on 26 April 2021. In line with WIPO program;the Directorate of IPRE is playing a critical role of… Continue reading

Govt must convince IMF to soften loan terms as further taxes to ruin economy, Mian Anjum backs PM stance to approach IMF for relaxation in loan conditions

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s Businessmen Panel Chairman Mian Anjum Nisar has opposed the government commitment with the IMF to increase taxes by a Rs1.27 trillion in the coming budget, suggesting the economic team to convince the lender for softening its conditions so that government could… Continue reading

Foreign Investors seek protection of Intellectual Property Rights – OICCI IPR Survey 2020

Karachi: Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) has announced the key findings of its latest Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Survey. The OICCI IPR Survey 2020 conducted during September-October reflect the assessment of the foreign investors, on the state of intellectual property protection in Pakistan. Effective protection of IPR… Continue reading

OICCI disturbed at FBR action against JAZZ – Negative for attracting FDI 

Karachi: Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI), the collective body of top 200 multinational companies in Pakistan, expressed its shock and dismay at the action of the FBR Large Tax Payer Unit (LTU) Islamabad yesterday in sealing the premises of the Pakistan Mobile Telecommunication Limited (PMCL), widely known… Continue reading


Karachi: Pak-Qatar Takaful Group in collaboration with IBA-CEIF (Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance) recently held a webinar on Understanding Takaful Products by the company Chairman, Shariah Advisory Board, Mufti Muhammad Hassaan Kaleem and CEO Pak-Qatar Family Takaful, Azeem I. Pirani were key speakers for the webinar. Mufti Hassaan Kaleem… Continue reading

Foreign investors contribute Rs 1.2 Trillion tax revenue and invest US $ 3 Billion – OICCI 2019 Survey highlights Emerging challenges for FDI

Islamabad: The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI), the chamber of leading 200 foreign investors in Pakistan belonging to 35 countries, has  released the consolidated financial contribution of its members for the year 2019 based on feedback from 150  members, 50 being subsidiaries of Fortune 500 companies and… Continue reading

Business enabling Regulatory Environment to boost Ease of Doing Business and FDI

Karachi: The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI), has felicitated the SECP on the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 promulgated on April 30th. The Chamber, along with other leading business association, has in the past challenged some of the over-regulatory conditions introduced in the Companies Act 2017 without due… Continue reading

OICCI members meet Prime Minister to assure Foreign Investors interest in Pakistan

Islamabad: The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, held an interactive session on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 with the Managing Committee members of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) at the Prime Minister House, Islamabad where he also shared his views on the current economic situation of the… Continue reading

OICCI Perception and Investment Survey 2019 – foreign investors concerned but cautiously optimistic of growth potential

Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) announced the results of the biannual “Perception and Investment Survey 2019” conducted during last quarter of 2019 amongst the leading foreign investors of the country, who are members of OICCI. The survey results present an array of insights, shedding light on both the concerns… Continue reading