FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) President Ch Muhammad Nawaz has said the federal budget would be pro-people and help revive the industrial sector.
Talking to APP here on Thursday, he said the government had already taken various steps that had salutary impact over the national economy.
In this connection, he specifically mentioned the zero load-shedding of electricity for industrial sector with uninterrupted gas supply.
Similarly, he was appreciative of the bold steps taken by the present government to declare five export sectors zero-rated from July 01, 2016 and said it will help the government to overcome the declining trend in exports. He said the government was trying its best within the available resources but the narrow tax base had stumbling block in the overall development of the country.
He hoped the government would try its optimum best to reduce the cost of doing business particularly for agriculture and industrial sector which were the main stay of our national economy.