Govt to address garment sector woes

Govt to address garment sector woes

APP July 10, 2021



Punjab Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal on Friday discussed the problems faced by the garment sector with a delegation of the Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) North Zone, led by its Chairman Adeeb Iqbal Sheikh. During the meeting, they discussed issues of property tax, city government tax, Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) and social security. The minister assured the delegation of resolving their genuine issues and directed the additional commerce secretary to coordinate with the departments concerned immediately to resolve the issues of the garment sector. “All dry ports of Punjab will be fully functional,” he declared.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 10th, 2021.

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