PRGMEA for making package more attractive for SMEs

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Staff Reporter

Lahore

As the industry is awaiting the notification of the government’s recent energy relief package, the apparel sector on Sunday appealed the Prime Minister to revise the decision and remove the restriction of additional utilization of electricity to make the package more comprehensive and attractive for the SMEs which constitutes over 90 percent of the industry.
Central Chairman PRGMEA Sohail A. Sheikh and Chief Coordinator Ijaz Khokhar, in a joint statement issued here, urged the concerned departments to issue notification of the incentive package regarding power tariff for the large, small and medium enterprises after amendments.
“PRGMEA, on behalf of the textile value-added sector across Pakistan, urges the Prime Minister to take notice of the situation and issue immediate orders to all concerned departments to implement the package in letter and spirit after some necessary amendments to make it more beneficial and fruitful,” central chairman pleaded.
Sohail A. Sheikh said the role of value-added textile sector is vital in the country’s exports and the government should accord top priority to this sector taking necessary steps.

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