Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Sunday held a meeting with delegation of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association.

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 Minister said that the Government is committed to enhancing exports and would accord full consideration to the proposals put forth by APTMA delegation in the ongoing budget exercise. He said the government holds in high esteem, contribution of textile sector in foreign exchange earnings as well as revenue generation locally. He said all possible facilitation would be extended to the textile sector in the budget 2016-17. The Minister added that 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 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.