ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday said the government would continue providing every possible support to the business community for strengthening and putting in place a conducive and business friendly environment.
While talking to delegation of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) which headed by its President Zubair F. Tufail met him at Prime Minister’s Chamber in the Parliament, Khaqan Abbasi 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.
During the meeting in which Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar was also present, 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 percent and are further expected to grow due to rupee adjustments against foreign currencies.
The revenue collection by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has also posted a growth of over 22 percent and it is expected that FBR will be able to achieve its revenue targets.