The Federal Board of Revenue has been sent a letter by Agility asking to clarify FBR’s intentions on moving forward or not, at least with negotiations to continue PACCS. It is learned from sources that Agility seems getting tired of waiting for the Pakistan Government to pick pace and start taking its national interest matters seriously.
The World Bank mission led by Carlos Silvani visiting FBR till December 7, 2010 to review its Information Technology (IT) system and automated procedures. On the other hand, the taxpayers have raised serious concerns before the FBR that its web portal was not working properly.
The World Bank (WB) has submitted a detailed report on PaCCS to the FBR on the working of the customs clearance systems in Pakistan and mention that FBR has no contingency plan to terminate PaCCS (Pakistan Customs Clearance System). The three different customs systems create several problems into the system: PaCCS at the Karachi container ports, ‘One Customs’ at all other customs freight locations including the Karachi container ports, and WeBOC, which is completing its development and is to be piloted at the Karachi Airport during this calendar year.
Pakistan Computer Association (PCA) has urged the government to take the business community into confidence in regard with long term measures to confront with power crisis. Due to ill-planned policies, the occurrence of cruel load shedding has not only affected business activities but it has also created huge problems for the students especially those who [...]
Ibrahim Qureshi, the president of Pakistan Computer Association (PCA) Lahore Chapter would represent Pakistan at the occasion of Entrepreneurship summit, scheduled to be held in Washington DC on 26 and 27th of April. He would participate in the auspicious international event on the invitation of Barack Obama, the President of the United States. Mr. Qureshi [...]
The role of Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) is highly significant to protect the rights of the consumer and to create a system of check and balance, especially to discourage unhealthy trend of cartelization in the country. To bring investment in Pakistan and restore the confidence of local and foreign investors, it’s highly imperative to [...]
The import of used IT equipment has played a vital role in the nation’s development. The imported used and low cost computers are used by IT educational institutions, middle class and lower middle class students and families. Likewise, hospitals, clinics, departmental stores and all types of small and medium size business enterprises, even all types [...]
Pakistan Computer Association (PCA) has rejected the proposal for a ban on the import of used computers and IT accessories. The proposal is being considered at ministry of information technology on behest of some vested interest groups. Munawar Iqbal, the president of PCA said that the move will benefit multinational companies dealing in new computers [...]
President Pakistan Computers Association (PCA) Munawar Iqbal on Tuesday said deep sea port in Gwadar has the potential to become the main trade hub for this era. This brilliantly planned project having radically distinctive economic and strategic importance can change the destiny of Pakistan. Speaking at a meeting at the offices of PCA, Munawar Iqbal [...]