Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar said that the goal of the current administration is to facilitate the business community and maintain the trajectory of the nation’s economy.

According to a press release, he said this while speaking with a team from the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) led by its chairman, Asim Ghani Usman.

Senior officers from the Finance Division as well as Federal Ministers for Industries and Production Syed Murtaza Mahmud, National Food Security and Research Tariq Bashir Cheema, SAPM on Finance Tariq Bajwa, Chairman FBR, Vice Chairman PSMA Iskander M. Khan, and Vice Chairman PSMA Ahmed Ebrahim Hasham attended the meeting.


The Finance Minister was informed about the sugar industry’s contribution to the nation’s overall economic development by PSMA Chairman Asim Ghani Usman.

He also gave a presentation to the group on the problems the sugar sector is having with the GST, stock availability, and sugar export.

Senator Ishaq Dar, the minister of finance, highlighted the need of sustaining sugar prices and strategic reserves in order to provide the greatest amount of comfort to the general populace.

He told Chairman PSMA that the current administration is aware of the problems that Pakistan’s sugar sector and sugar cane farmers are now facing.

Dar promised the group he would deal with their concerns and find a solution as soon as possible. He also offered them his complete support and collaboration.