KARACHI: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Industries and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said that business-friendly vision of the present government will make Pakistan an irresistible destination not only for local businesses but for the foreign investments.
This he said in a meeting with a delegation of Healthcare Devices Association of Pakistan (HDAP) on Saturday.
The delegation, led by HDAP Chairman Shakeel Ahmed Sheikh, apprised the advisor about the impediments in the import of healthcare devices, including the high rate of import duty and other taxes. They also requested that payment system for small consignments of healthcare devices should be simplified.
The advisor asked the delegation to invest in manufacturing of the healthcare devices and assured the support of the government.
The advisor assured that the duty structure on healthcare devices would be reviewed and that it would be made more business friendly.
He said the Ministry of Commerce would be asked to improve the payments mechanism.