Govt to do everything to support business & industrial sector: Ishaq Dar.

KARACHI -- Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has assured the leadership of Karachi Chamber that the government would do everything in its power to support the business and industrial sector through ease of doing business so that economic growth and stability in the country could be ensured.

'The government will put forward a business and people friendly budget for fiscal year 2023-24', he added while exchanging views at a meeting held at FBR Headquarters on Saturday with a delegation of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) which was led by Chairman Businessmen Group Zubair Motiwala. Minister of State for Finance and Revenue Dr. Aisha Ghous Pasha, SAPM on Finance Tariq Bajwa, SAPM on Revenue Tariq Mehmood Pasha, Chairman RRMC Ashfaq Tola, Governor SBP Jameel Ahmed, Chairman FBR Asim Ahmed, and senior officers from Finance Division and FBR were also present at the meeting whereas KCCI's delegation comprised of Vice Chairmen BMG Anjum Nisar and Jawed Bilwani, President KCCI Mohammed Tariq Yousuf, Senior Vice President Touseef Ahmed, Vice President Haris Agar, Former Senior Vice President Ibrahim Kasumbi, Chairman Federal Taxation Subcommittee Abu Bakar Shamsi, Chairman Customs and Valuation Subcommittee Muhammad Arif and Chairman Banking and Insurance Subcommittee Asim Aejaz.

The Finance Minister, while praising KCCI's budgetary suggestions, underlined the government's resolve to address the problems being faced by the business and industrial community. He said that the country was facing severe crises but the present government simply cannot be held responsible but appreciated for taking the responsibility to fulfill all the international commitments violated by the previous government. 'The government has been trying in most difficult conditions to fulfill all the previous commitments...

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