PM assures to fully facilitate business community


Islamabad, July 10 (TNS): Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured to fully facilitate the business community.

He was talking to a delegation comprising representatives of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Automotive Parts Association held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Karachi on Wednesday.

The Prime Minister said that the basic aim of his visit to Karachi is to address the problems faced by the business community. For this purpose, his entire economic team is also accompanying him.

Imran Khan said our top priority is to alleviate poverty and promote economic activity. For this, he said we need the cooperation of businessmen.

He said the business community should work as a partner with the government.

The delegation presented before the Prime Minister various proposals pertaining to reforms in tax system, enhancement in revenue, checking inflation and smuggling, ease of doing business, promotion of investment and generation of job opportunities.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda, Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar, Adviser on Commerce Razak Dawood and Adviser on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Adviser on Institutional Reforms Dr Ishrat Hussain, Chairman FBR Shabbar Zaidi, Chairman Board of Investment Syed Zubair Haider Gilani and Governor State Bank of Pakistan Reza Baqir were also present on the occasion.