Business, trade bodies call on Haroon Akhtar to share budget proposals

Islamabad, March 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): Office-bearers and members of Pakistan Dairy Association as well as Steel and Iron Merchants Association held separate meetings with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue/Federal Minister Senator Haroon Akhtar Khan to share with him proposals and recommendations for boosting growth and business opportunities in their respective sectors. The meetings were held at FBR House and attended by senior officers of FBR. State Minister for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan also c-chaired the meeting held with office-bearers of the Pakistan Dairy Association.

The meetings were aimed at having an in-depth analysis of various proposals and recommendations shared by both the important bodies for the development and growth of their respective sectors. Different proposals and recommendations were closely examined and scrutinized and both the bodies were assured that all their genuine and realistic proposals and demands for relief and incentives would be properly studied and presented to the federal cabinet for further evaluation and approval before being incorporated in the budget.

Speaking on the occasion, Senator Haroon Akhtar Khan said the government was aiming at a pro-industry, pro-investment and business-friendly federal budget as only through further development of different sectors of the economy more revenue could be generated for the socio-economic uplift of the country.

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