– calls for development of Industries to boost growth

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said reforms are underway to improve tax system, and consultation with all stakeholders will accelerate this process.This he said while speaking in a meeting with all officials of all the major Chambers of Commerce across Pakistan. Emphasizing industrial development for the economic progress of the country, PM Imran Khan said the government is providing incentives to industries for enhancing exports.
The premier directed the federal ministers to remain in contact with all stakeholders and hold regular meetings with them to listen to their problems and proposals. He said after providing facilities to industrialists and the business community, the government is now focused to resolve issues through mutual consultations. On the occasion, all the major Chambers of Commerce of the country expressed satisfaction over the government’s pro-business policies and the steps taken for ease of doing business (EoDB).
The participants of the meeting appreciated the Prime Minister and his economic team for attaining four percent GDP growth despite Covid-19, fifteen percent increase in large scale manufacturing, incentives for export industry and removal of hurdles, incentives for small and medium enterprises by the State Bank of Pakistan, and providing the business community opportunity to benefit from trade potential of Uzbekistan.