Govt determined to create business friendly environment

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minster on Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan Thursday said the government believed in creating business friendly environment for all business community and wanted to address their genuine problems.

“We shall try to resolve the problem of sales tax on foam manufacturers in the upcoming budget and will take further steps to uplift this industry,” he said during a meeting with the delegation of All Pakistan Foam Manufacturers Association (Non-Exempted Group).

The group comprised Sheikh Usman Rashid (Ruby Foam), Sheikh Mohammad Ismail (Cannon Foam), Mian Umer Javaid (Joy Foam), Mehr Mohammad Saleem (Crown Foam), Mahommad Jadoon (United Foam) and others. The delegation also congratulated Haroon Akhtar Khan on being elevated as 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 field formations would 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.