CHAIRMAN FPCCI CALLS ON FINANCE MINISTER Islamabad: October 13, 2016

Mr. Rauf Alam, Chairman FPCCI (Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry), called on the Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar today.

Mr. Alam congratulated the Finance Minister on being awarded the Finance Minister of the year 2016 for South Asia award by Emerging Markets. Mr. Alam said that the award given to the Finance Minister is a testimony of the resounding success of the government's policies for economic development in the country. He said that the news of the award has bolstered the confidence of the international investors.

The Finance Minister thanked the Chairman FPCCI for his felicitation and said that the government is ensuring to provide a strong framework for boosting entrepreneurship, business and trade for Pakistan. He said that the business community must continue its collaboration with the government to ensure value addition and technological advancement in provision of products and services.

The Chairman FPCCI, said that the business community appreciated the enthusiasm with which the Finance Minister always addressed their concerns and provided a stable platform to support the business community.

Source: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage