OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Punjab Governor Latif Khosa has said that there will be no hurried decision on MFN status to India and the business community concerns would be satiated first. He said that no harm would be done to the interests of the business community and their reservation on this issue would be conveyed to the federal government, the governor said categorically. While talking to a 17-member LCCI delegation led by its President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, he said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and industry should prepare a methodology and framework so that the proposed BPLC could get a shape at the earliest. On SRO 821 of 2011, the Governor Punjab said that he was in constant contact with the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue and all decisions would be taken in consultation with the business community. The Governor Punjab also gave go ahead to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the early establishment of Businessmen-Police Liaison Committee(BPLC) saying that the business community of the country needs to be protected as no country can grow and flourish in the presence of turbulence or turmoil. On a proposal of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Governor said that he would talk to the Prime Minister for inclusion of LCCI Executive Committee members in all economy-related Federal Government committees. He said that private sector is an engine of growth and the business community participation is must to keep the economic wheel of the country on the run. The LCCI delegation comprised Aftab Ahmad Vohra, Mehmood Ghaznavi, Fahim-ur-Rehman Saigol Nabeela Intisar, Raees A. Sheikh, Rehman Chan, Sohail Zahid Malik, Kh. Shahzad Akram, Zeeshan Khalil, Husnain Reza Mirza, Ahmad Husnain, Khamis Saeed Butt, Nasir Saeed, Wajid Chaudhry, Sheikh Mohammad Ayub and Khawaja Khawar Rasheed. FELICITATED: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Wednesday felicitated newly appointed State Bank Governor Yaseen Anwar and hoped that being an experienced economist, he would utilize his best abilities for economic well-being of the people in general and business community in particular. In a congratulation message to the newly appointed Governor State Bank of Pakistan, the LCCI President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh expressed the optimism that Yaseen Anwar would evolve new policies to meet the enormous economic challenges being faced by the country. CALL TO EXTEND RETURNS DATE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has demanded of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to extend date for the filing of income tax returns to October 31. In a statement issued here Wednesday, LCCI president Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that the imposition of SRO 821(I)2011 dated September 6th, 2011 and new format of online Sales Tax return has created multiple problems for the business community. He said that there is confusion and chaos amongst them, first on how to get CNIC or NTN from the buyers and then on how to fill the new annexure. Furthermore, he said that e-filing the e-filing system of PRAL is not working properly, some times, the site is down or over loaded or the sales tax return and the annexure do not open most of the time.