Earlier, Chairman APTMA
Amir Fiyyaz Sheikh, President APTMA
Gohar Ijaz and others gave a detailed briefing to ministers and NA Speaker about current profile of the Pakistani textile industry and its standing in the international market.
Ayaz Sadiq assured to resolve all problems of the APTMA
on priority basis.
management appreciated Special Assistant to Prime Minister and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) officers of field formation for prioritizing clearance of pending refunds of the industry.
Punjab wants uninterrupted electricity and gas supply to textile mills, competitive electricity tariff and interest rate, compatible investment support initiatives, zero rating of export oriented textile industry, immediate liquidation of outstanding sales tax refunds, implementation of initiatives for increase in cotton production for market diversification immediately.
Chairman of APTMA
Ahsan Bashir congratulated President Asif Zardari and his team for taking bold step on IP gas pipeline.
s formation of SPC with GIZ is aimed at endorsing green technologies for production and energy-competent best practices in the affiliate mills.
Both chairman APTMA
Punjab and Convener Energy Committee had called on MD SNGPL seeking an equitable sharing of gas load management programme by respective sectors and urged to revise the burden of gas curtailment for the textile industry.
He advised the APTMA
representative to solve the issue in amicable and brotherly manner with all other sectors so that a culture of co-existence may prevail in the industry and every one can get its due benefit.
He was addressing the members of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association here on Thursday at APTMA
The Chairman APTMA
said the country's export should be increased to $ 50 billion for an effective economic growth and prosperity of the country.
We want to compete the regional competitors including India, Bangladesh, Stri Lanka and Vietnam for enhancing the county's export to achieve the target of economic stability and growth,' Secratry Genaral, APTMA
, Anis ul Haq told reporter here.
European Union (EU) Ambassador Jean Francois Cautain visited the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA
) office and met APTMA
Chairman Aamir Fayyaz at the APTMA