Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan highlights its contribution to the national economy through a socio-economic impact report

Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCI Pakistan) revealed its latest socio-economic impact report at an event held in Islamabad on Thursday, February 11, 2021. The report highlighted CCI Pakistan’s contribution to the national economy as well as the impact of its domestic social investments. The event was graced by the presence… Continue reading

PTCL & Ministry of Climate Change collaborate for a Green Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC), Government of Pakistan, have signed an agreement to support the Clean Green Pakistan Movement. This collaboration will enable to tackle issues of low forest cover and poor cleanliness in urban & rural areas of Pakistan. Under this MoU,… Continue reading

Careem launches rewards programme – Careem REWARDS

Karachi: Careem has launched the biggest rewards programme, by number of users in Pakistan: Careem REWARDS. From today, Careem REWARDS is active on all Pakistani Careem users’ apps giving points on all rides paid by cash, card, or invoice. Careem users automatically earn reward points when using Careem rides Points… Continue reading

Workers Welfare Fund: Tax or Fee, Controversy back to SHC in a STRA

KARACHI: Although a division bench of High Court of Sindh has declared the contributions to Workers Welfare Fund as tax as back as 2013 but the controversy is back to High Court, this time questioned by Amanah Investment Limited. Citing the Secretary Federal Board of Revenue, Commissioner Inland Revenue (IR)… Continue reading

Karachi Tax Bar proposes rationalization of direct and indirect tax structure

KARACHI:  The Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) has suggested that the tax structure for corporate sector should be rationalized and tax rates for listed companies should at least be 5.0 percent lower than the non-listed companies. “The higher rate of tax is effectively a disincentive for multinational groups for locating… Continue reading

Fishing workshop held at PMSA headquarters

KARACHI: Director General Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Rear Admiral Athar Iftikhar has said that agency was ready to perform all duties including the security of maritime borders. He said that they would not tolerate any illegal activity within the country’s maritime jurisdiction and campaign would always be on against such… Continue reading