Plea to focus on energy sector, higher direct taxes, lower indirect taxes in next budget

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ISLAMABAD, April 24 (APP): Investment in energy sector, higher share of direct taxes and lower slab of indirect taxes, ought to be focussed in upcoming budget for attaining key economic targets during fiscal year 2016-17.

Islamabad Industrial Area Association (IIAA) President Faridon Khattak on Sunday expressed the optimism that industries would be facilitated to the maximum in the next Federal Budget.

He said that the government should pay heed to industries and exports as country has the resources it needed to improve the economic conditions through these sectors.