FM chairs high level meeting with delegation of representatives of industries from ex-FATA areas

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ISLAMABAD, June 24 (Online): Federal Minister for
Finance and Revenue Mr. Shaukat Tarin chaired a high
level
special meeting with a delegation of representatives of
industries from ex-FATA areas
at Finance Division on Thursday. The meeting was
attended by Federal Minister for
Defence Pervez Khattak, Federal Minister for
Industries & Production Makhdum
Khusro Bakhtyar, Advisor to PM on Commerce Abdul
Razak Daood, SAPM on F&R,
Chairman FBR and representatives of industries from
ex-FATA districts.

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Shaukat
Tarin during the meeting
said that the present government under the leadership
of Prime Minister of Pakistan is
committed to peace, progress and prosperity in ex
FATA districts. Peace and prosperity
in ex-FATA districts is imperative for the rest of the
country. As per vision of the Prime
Minister, after merger of ex FATA into Khyber
Pakhtunkhawa province, the process for
fast track development of ex FATA districts is in full
swing. Industries are vital for
development of any area. The Prime Minister has
expressly directed to resolve all issues
confronting industries in Ex-FATA districts. As per
directions of the Prime Minister,
heads and relevant officials of all concerned ministries
have joined the meeting for
prompt solution to issues of industries in ex-FATA
districts.

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr.
Shaukat Tarin further said that
after current meeting, he himself will hold more
meetings with representatives of
industries from ex-FATA on regular basis till all issues
are settled. The Federal Minister
for Finance and Revenue directed all the concerned
departments including Chairman
FBR to hold follow up meetings with the
representatives of industries from ex-FATA
districts to solve all their issues and present a report
during next meeting.

The representatives of industries from ex-FATA
district thanked the Federal
Minister for Finance and Revenue for his patronage for
settlement of their issues.

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