The government on Tuesday appointed Abbas Raza as the Chairman National Tariff Commission (NTC).

Ministry of Commerce has issued the notification for the appointment of Abbas Raza as the Chairman National Tariff Commission (NTC). The Chairman of NTC is appointed on the basis of recommendation made by the Committee constituted for the selection under the chairmanship of Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar.

Abbas Raza has wide ranged experience in tariffs and federal taxes, tariff policy and protection analysis, GATT/WTO and trade remedy laws, matters pertaining to Pakistan’s trade and industry, applied governance and anti-corruption initiatives. He has served as Director Economics, NTC, Economic Consultant and Case Officer to the Investigation and Monitoring Wing and later in the Special Operations Wing of the NAB, Advisor Domestic Commerce, Ministry of Commerce, Member Strategic Task Force FIA and as the Consultant on Governance to the World bank.