Traders from across the country protest at Islamabad’s Serena Chowk

ISLAMABAD: Traders from all over the country are protesting at Islamabad’s Serena Chowk, while the area has been sealed by the local administration by placing containers. The business community is saying that the device cannot be allowed to be installed

Traders being unjustly fined for violating SOPs in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: The business community is up in arms over millions have been collected from traders for violating SOPs for the prevention of coronavirus in Rawalpindi. The Rawalpindi district administration has been minting money and fining traders for violation of coronavirus-related

Traders call for abolishing Market Committee at New Sabzi Mandi

KARACHI: The Market Committee of Sabzi Mandi (Fruit and Vegetable Market) under the Ministry of Food has is involved in corrupt practices including the illegal allotment of numerous plots. This is also affecting the supply and export of fruits of

Traders demand opening business in Punjab

LAHORE: All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajran has demanded permission from the federal government to open a business in Punjab from today. Secretary All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajran Naeem Mir said that the final date for reopening of hotels, restaurants, schools, and all closed businesses

Traders stopped from online business activities in Karachi

KARACHI: Although the Sindh government has allowed traders from operating online business activities, police on Monday reportedly stopped some traders from carrying out their businesses. Many traders reached the Electronics Market, situated in Saddar area, but were prevented by the

CEO Amazon Bezos to face protests during India visit

NEW DELHI: Thousands of small-scale merchants in India plan to organise protests against Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who will be visiting India next week for a corporate event and possible meetings with Indian government officials. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will

Traders to get new form of CNIC from February: Shabbar Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Shabbar Zaidi has said that the traders getting a new form of Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) would be implemented from February. While conducting a media conference, The FBR chairman said that the form

Registration process of traders to start from next week: FBR

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi has announced that the registration process of traders would start from next week.  The FBR chairman posted a tweet in which he wrote, “FBR is pleased to announce that the process

Traders end strike after reaching agreement with govt

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh announced on Wednesday that the federal government and business community have reached an agreement. The business community called off the countrywide shutter-down strike after reaching an eleven-point agreement

Traders’ strike and IMF meeting

An IMF team is currently in Islamabad on a two-week long stay to review Pakistan’s performance on the $6 billion loan approved in March. Though there is a positive outcome expected, the visit has given the government an opportunity to

Traders continues shutter-down strike across country

ISLAMABAD: The trader community has continued a shutter-down strike on the second day throughout the country. The stalemate between traders and governments continues as the first round of talks ended with no result. Also read: Traders call for two-day nationwide

Traders to go on 2-day countrywide strike against tax reforms

KARACHI: Traders to hold a two-day shutter down strike countrywide from today against the tax reforms of the government. The business activities in the country would remain closed for two days on today and Wednesday against the ‘anti-traders policies’ of

Mahathir stands by Kashmir stance despite India’s palm oil boycott

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday he would not retract his criticism of New Delhi’s actions in the disputed region of Kashmir even though Indian traders have urged a boycott of Malaysian palm oil. The impasse

Traders call for two-day nationwide strike

ISLAMABAD: The union traders have announced strike on 28th and 29th October nationwide as the delay continued in talks between them and the tax-collection firm. According to details, the officials of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) held two rounds of

Shabbar Zaidi denies deadlock between FBR and traders

KARACHI: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi has denied any deadlock between traders and his organisation. Chairperson of Federal Board of Revenue on Friday refuted any kind of deadlock between small traders and the board members. He used

Traders decide to march to Parliament on Oct. 7

ISLAMABAD: City’s business community has declared to march to the Parliament House on October 7 after the talks with the FBR on the fixed tax scheme collapsed. Markazi Tanzeem-e-Tajran ( Central Traders Organization) President Muhammad Kashif Chaudhary, speaking to reporters