Govt to take all possible measures for promotion of textile, garment sector: PM

ISLAMABAD, Sep 6 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assured to the delegation of textile and garment sector that the government would take all possible measures for promotion of this sector.

The prime minister was talking to a delegation of leading businessmen of textile and garments sector which called on him at the PM Office.

He said promotion of garments and textile sector would not only provide huge employment opportunities but as a whole it would help curtail difference between imports and exports.

The prime minister was given a detailed briefing about local capacity of textile and garments sector, hurdles in its progress and promotion and future policy in that regard.

The prime minister was told that textile sector contribute 3.3 percent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Pakistan and there were numerous opportunities to increase its growth.