Government committed for enhancing exports, full consideration on proposals by APTMA

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Government committed for enhancing exports, full consideration on proposals by APTMA

ISLAMABAD, May 29 (APP): Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday said that the government is committed to enhancing exports and would accord full consideration to the proposals put forth by All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) delegation in the ongoing budget exercise.

The delegation of APTMA shared with the Minister details on
the current profile of textile sector in the country and also apprised him about their budget proposals in a meeting with the Finance Minster here.

He said the government holds in high esteem, contribution of
textile sector in foreign exchange earnings as well as revenue generation locally, said in a statement issued by Ministry of Finance.

He said all possible facilitation would be extended to the
textile sector in the budget 2016 17.

The Minister said while the government was prepared to
facilitate all sectors of the economy, it also expected them to strengthen government’s efforts for revenue generation and economic growth.

The delegation shared with the Minister details on the current
profile of textile sector in the country and also apprised him about their budget proposals.

The delegation thanked the Minister for the meeting and
assured all possible support for government’s efforts aimed at inclusive growth and employment generation.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan, Chairman FBR, Nisar Mohammad Khan and other senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and FBR attended the meeting.