ISLAMABAD: A delegation of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) had a meeting with Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Miftah Ismail here on Thursday.
The delegation discussed with the adviser, matters pertaining to tax refunds (Sales Tax, DLTL) as well as a smooth supply of gas to textile units. The delegation requested expediting cases of refunds and stated that it was a major issue confronting the textile manufacturers.
Miftah Ismail said that the textile industry has a key contribution in the country’s industrial development and earning foreign exchange. He assured that requests by the APTMA regarding supply of gas and early tax refunds are under active consideration of the government and efforts are being made to resolve these issues.
The APTMA delegation also shared with the adviser, their textile related proposals for the upcoming budget 2018-19.