FPCCI delegation meets President Dr Arif Alvi in Islamabad in Islamabad on Thursday.
President Dr. Arif Alvi told them that the Government is committed to providing a competitive and fair business environment to entrepreneurs.
FPCCI delegation meets President Dr Arif Alvi
President FPCCI Mian Nasser Hayatt Maggo led the delegation. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry delegation called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr.
While talking to them, President Alvi further said that the government has undertaken a number of measures to build a sustainable economy.
He said that the Federal Government, despite the financial constraints, supported the business community.
He also recalled that the government has provided them Rs 1.2 trillion financial stimulus package.
The President said that the Government has given incentives to depressed segments of society. It provided financial assistance to 15 million families under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Transfer Program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
He further said that the Government is also focusing on the economic empowerment of women and persons with disability by providing them incentivized loans at 5 percent mark-up.
He stated that the business community played important role in the economic development of the country.
President Alvi urged the delegation to encourage traders and businessmen to pay their taxes to enhance revenues so that the government allocate more funds for development activities.
Meanwhile, the delegation apprised the President about the problems being faced by the trader community.
Furthermore, the FPCCI proposed to further simplify the taxation procedure. They also proposed the government to provide enabling environment for business community.
The President appreciated the role of business community for their contributions towards the socio-economic progress of the country.
Moreover, he assured them of extending all possible support to resolve their issues.