A delegation of FPCCI headed by its president Mr. Zubair F. Tufail called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at Prime Minister’s Chamber in the Parliament. Mr. Haroon Akhter, SAPM, was also present during the meeting.
Matters pertaining to enhancement of country’s export came under discussion.
The delegation appreciated decision of the Government for adjustment of currency which they said would help exporters significantly. The delegation also expressed optimism regarding overall prospects of growth in the economy, as well as revival of exports which are showing a robust growth of over 10% and are further expected to grow due to Rupee adjustments against foreign currencies. Revenue collection by FBR has also posted a growth of over 22% and it is expected that FBR will be able to achieve its revenue targets.
The Prime Minister stated that the Government would continue providing every possible support to the business community for strengthening and putting in place a conducive and business friendly environment. He said that all the Chambers of Commerce should come up with a comprehensive plan as to how the government can further help them and suggestions regarding increasing exports within a rational timeframe.