Businessmen Demand industrial Friendly policies

PESHAWAR: The newly elected president of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Mohammad Faiz while addressing at Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the Chamber House said that the government needs to make business friendly policies and take proper steps for the Industrialization of the province. He urged the government to broaden the exiting tax net. He said that the business community is already pushed against the wall it won’t accept further increase in taxes. He also called for an immediate withdrawal of the recent hike in gas tariff.  He asked for bringing tax reforms and removal of impediments in refunds of Sale Tax (ST) and Income Tax (IT) to the business community.

The SCCI President said that his top priority is to get maximum relief for the terrorism affected business community of K-P. He assured that he will make policies and strategies in consultation with business community

SCCI chief said the improvement in bilateral trade relations is also included in his priorities. He assured that he would take these issues up to Pakistan and Afghanistan government to find a viable solution.

The outgoing SCCI president Zahidullah Shinwari addressed the occasion and briefed the participants about initiatives taken during his last year tenure for relief of the business community.