Restoring trust of business community a priority: PM

Islamabad: A meeting of the delegation of leading industrialists and traders was held on Sunday. While addressing, Prime Minister Imran Khan pressed upon the government’s priority to restore trust of the business community.

The business delegation also presented recommendations in regards to the upcoming fiscal budget for 2019-2020. PM ensured facilitating tax payers and ease the doing of business for investors in the country. He pressed on the need for bringing Pakistani exports at par with the international market in terms of pricing and quality.

PM has welcomed suggestions of the business community in the preparation of industry and trade policies in order to help the Pakistani economy boost. The business community should take complete advantage of the tax amnesty scheme. Introduction of reforms in the Federal Bureau of Revenue were also in process.

The delegation comprised of representatives from Information Technology (IT), pharmaceuticals, textile, plastic, garments and other various other sectors including Aizaz Hussain, Shahid Surti, Abrar Hussain, Khalid Mahmood, Yaqub Ahmed, Shabir Dewan, Khalil Sattar, Taufiq Chinoy, Fawad Anwar, Ijaz Gauhar and Shahzad Ali Malik.

Other people attending the meeting were Minister for Planning Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Finance Adviser Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Commerce Advisor Abdul Razak Dawood, FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi and other senior officials.

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