Govt committed to facilitate exporters: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan says government is committed to extend all possible facilities to the exporters to enhance country’s exports both in goods as well as services.

He was talking to a delegation of leading exporters from various sectors in Islamabad today (Wednesday).

Acknowledging the critical role of exports in national economy including job creation and employment of young work force of the country, the Prime Minister emphasized the need for greater focus on capitalizing country’s potential in services related exports.

Imran Khan expressed satisfaction that Pakistan’s economy is moving in the right direction and constantly showing growth in exports after a global slump caused by COVID-19 pandemic.

The Prime Minister noted that in order to promote the process of industrialization in the country and to make our products competitive, the government has either eliminated or significantly reduced duties on hundreds of tariff lines involving raw material for the local industry.

He said that system of refunds has been streamlined to resolve liquidity issues of the exporters and industrialists.

Imran Khan said that the government is vigorously pursuing ‘Made in Pakistan’ policy to promote export-led industrialization in the country.

The Prime Minister reiterated that the momentum of increase in exports can only be maintained through increased focus on product and geographical diversification.

During the meeting, exporters appreciated various policy initiatives of the present government and also presented various suggestions to increase country’s exports in their respective areas.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan