Business community hailed economic revival plan of PM Imran KhanAugust 20, 2018
Business community hailed economic revival plan of the government announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan in his maiden televised address to the nation and extended their full cooperation for the progress and economic development of the country.
They appreciated Prime Minister’s vision to pull out the country from the debt trap by introducing fundamental economic reforms and home-grown economic policies to put the country on the fast track development and prosperity.
They said that the trade bodies and chambers of commerce all across the country would fully support the government in its endeavors in revamping of the Federal Board of Revenue and simplification of the tax laws to promote corporate culture in the country and broadening the tax net to bridge the fiscal gape.
They said that the austerity plan announced by the Prime Minister would have long lasting effects on social and economic health of the country, besides it would encourage the tax payers and promote the tax culture in the country.
President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Shaikh Amir Waheed, talking to media said that Prime Minister’s address was a true reflection of the desires of a common man, who has been waiting for their fulfillment from the last seven decades.
He said that the national debt had been recorded at 95 billion dollar and the intentions of the new government to get rid of the further borrowings by taking on board the overseas Pakistanis, incentivizing the local businessmen and adopting austerity measures were appreciable.
Meanwhile, Senior Vice President SAARC CCI Iftikhar Ali Malik said that the measures announced by the Prime Minister will usher in an era of economic prosperity and bring the country on right track of economic development.
Source: Radio Pakistan