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Govt believes in creating business friendly environment: Haroon Akhtar

Govt believes in creating business friendly environment: Haroon Akhtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minster on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has said that the government believes in creating business friendly environment for the business community and wants to address their genuine problems.

In meeting with a delegation of All Pakistan Foam Manufacturers Association (non-exempted group) here at the FBR House, he said, “We will try to resolve the problem of sales tax on foam manufacturers in the upcoming budget and will take further steps to uplift this industry.”

The delegation of All Pakistan Foam Manufacturers Association (non-exempted group) was comprised of Sheikh Usman Rashid (Ruby Foam), Sheikh Mohammad Ismail (Cannon Foam), Mian Umer Javaid (Joy Foam), Mehr Mohammad Saleem (Crown Foam), Mohammad Jadoon (United Foam) and others. The delegation also congratulated Haroon Akhtar Khan on being elevated as the federal minister on revenue by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and briefed the minister about their problems and requested him to save industry from total collapse.

The minister said that field formations will also be mobilized to curtail the problems in tax matters of foam manufacturers. Member IR Policy Dr Mohammad Iqbal and Member Custom Mohammad Zahid Khokar and other FBR officials were also present in the meeting.