[The Nation 22 April, 2019]

ISLAMABAD – The government has paid Rs44 billion to the local textile industry under “Prime Minister Exports Enhancement Package” to enhance the country’s exports. The package was aimed at bridging the gap between local exports and imports by encouraging the export-oriented industry and incentivising the industrial sector for introducing the innovative, modern and cost-cutting technologies, particularly in the textile industry, a senior official in the ministry of textile industry said.