ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said reforms were underway to improve tax system, and consultation with all stakeholders would accelerate this process.
He said this while chairing a meeting with presidents of all the main Chambers of Commerce in Islamabad.
The prime minister directed the federal ministers to remain in contact with all the stakeholders and hold regular meetings with them to listen to their grievances and proposals. He said after providing facilities to industrialists and the business community, the government was now focused to resolve issues through mutual consultations.
All the major Chambers of Commerce of the country has expressed satisfaction over the government’s pro-business policies and the steps taken for ease of doing business (EoDB).
The government and the business community also agreed to devise a strategy with mutual consultation to increase tax revenue.
Emphasizing industrial development for economic progress of the country, Imran Khan said the government was providing incentives to industries for enhancing exports.
Meanwhile, chairing a meeting to review the progress made towards streamlining the business processes especially in priority sectors including small and medium enterprises and the establishment of Special Technology Zones in the country, PM Imran expressed satisfaction over the efforts being made to reform tax system. He also directed the concerned authorities to ensure maximum facilitation for the business community.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister appreciated the progress made so far by federal and provincial governments towards improving ease of doing business.