Tarin stresses increase in export of jewellery


Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Shaukat Tarin held a meeting with a delegation of Jewellers Association at Finance Division, on Tuesday.

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood, Chairman FBR and senior officers of Finance and Commerce Ministries attended the meeting.

Finance Minister Senator Shaukat Tarin highlighted the importance of jewellery sector in the economy of the country and stated that Government is mindful of the jobs being created by this sector besides contributing to the GDP.

The delegation highlighted the problems being faced by the Jewellers community and sought support of the government to address these issues. The Finance Minister stressed the Jewellers Association to enhance the export of Jewellery and issued orders for resolution of the problems indicated by the delegation to enable the Jewellery industry to play its due role in growth of the national economy. He further assured the delegation that the Jewellery community’s problems will be resolved on priority.

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