ISLAMABAD -  Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday said that improving ease of doing business is the priority of the government and it would resolve the problems of the business community.

He made these remarks while talking to former presidents of the Lahore Chambers of Commerce and Industry Mian Misbah-ur-Rehman and Farooq Iftikhar. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar was also present during the meeting. The former presidents gave a detailed briefing to the finance minister on the problems being faced by the business and traders community in the country and also gave their opinion about how these could be resolved.

The finance minister assured that the government is sincere in solving the problems of the business community. The minister urged the business representatives to fulfill their responsibility of paying taxes honestly and play a constructive role in the national development. He assured that improving ease of doing business is the priority of the government while FBR has also been instructed to facilitate the business community.

The trade representatives thanked the finance minister for his time and personal interest in the problems of the business community and invited him to visit the Lahore Chamber.

  The meeting was participated by Chairman FBR, senior members of the FBR team and senior officials of the Finance Ministry.