Tarin assures car importers of maximum support

Tarin assures car importers of maximum support

ISLAMABAD: Shaukat Tarin, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, assured an association of car dealers and importers of maximum support in resolving their issues during a meeting held on Friday.

The meeting was attended by Mian Shoaib Ahmed, Chairman of the All Pakistan Car Dealers and Importers Association (APDA), at the Finance Division. Federal Minister for Industries and Production Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood, Secretary Commerce, a Member of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), and senior officers were also present.

Chairman APDA Mian Shoaib Ahmed apprised Shaukat Tarin of the various problems car dealers and importers in Pakistan are facing, particularly those related to the import of cars. He sought the government’s support to address these pressing issues.

Shaukat Tarin appreciated the contribution of car dealers to the economic progress of the country. Tarin emphasized that the government is very supportive of adopting all measures that can boost economic activity, generate employment, and help in the expansion of business activity in the country.

“The government recognizes the critical role that car dealers and importers play in the economy, and we are committed to providing the necessary support to ensure their growth and stability,” Tarin said. Shaukat Tarin assured the delegation that their issues would be addressed promptly and effectively.

During the meeting, the adviser keenly listened to the concerns raised by the APDA delegation and reiterated his commitment to providing maximum support to resolve their issues. He also stressed the importance of the car dealers’ contribution to the economic stability and growth of the country.

“The collaboration between the government and business community is essential for fostering a conducive environment for economic development. We expect the car dealers and importers to continue their efforts in contributing towards the country’s economic stability and growth,” Tarin added.

In conclusion, Chairman APDA Mian Shoaib Ahmed thanked the adviser for his assurance of support and for addressing their issues. He expressed optimism that the government’s intervention would help mitigate the challenges faced by car dealers and importers, thereby promoting the overall growth of the automotive sector in Pakistan.

The meeting ended on a positive note, with a commitment to continued dialogue and cooperation between the government and the car dealers’ association to ensure the smooth functioning and development of the automotive industry in the country.