Govt priority to create opportunities for ease of doing business: PM
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said creating opportunities for ease of doing business is priority of his government.
The prime minister was talking to a delegation of renowned industrialists and representatives of business community in Islamabad on Sunday. He said seeking confidence of business community is very important for him and that is why he occasionally meets with the business people.
Imran Khan said imposing taxes is not objective of the government instead it aims at facilitating tax payers. He said information technology can play a vital role for good governance and welfare of the people.
He said government desires Pakistani exports should be compatible in terms of quality and price with products of manufactured by other countries.
He said ease of doing business will attract not only investors but also strengthen economy. He said government wants to take business community on board while formulating policies regarding industry and commerce so that impediments and bottlenecks in doing business can be removed.
The premier urged the business community to play a leading role for the development of Pakistan economy and the government will facilitate. He said the business community should take advantage of government’s Asset Declaration Scheme.
He said reforms in FBR are being introduced to restore confidence of business community on government’s system of tax collection.
Earlier today, Special Assistant to PM Naeemul Haque said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Climate Change Minister Zartaj Gul to withdraw her letter written to the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) for the appointment of her sister.
Naeemul Haque took his twitter and said, the appointment was against the ethics of PTI which has always opposed nepotism. He further said that no one in the PTI government can use their position for the promotion of their relatives and friends.
“The PM has directed that Zartaj Gul shud withdraw her letter written to NACTA regarding the appointment of her sister. This was against the ethics of PTI which has a