The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association will hold meeting on Thursday with the government officials on the tariff, tax and investment related issues confronting the viability of the industry.

"APTMA will carry out the spade work with the government officials for both the Prime Minister and the Federal Finance Minister to take appropriate decisions on restoration of the viability of the textile industry" said a spokesman of the Association.

He said Chairman APTMA S M Tanveer, along with the group leader APTMA Gohar Ejaz and the central Vice Chairmen from Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkha chapters, will lead the delegation to Islamabad. APTMA members including Amir Fayyaz, Ahmed Kamal, Shahid Mazhar and Rehman Nasim will be part of the delegation.

He said the APTMA would hold first meeting with the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan to discuss the restoration of viability of the textile industry including a regionally competitive electricity tariff and zero rating of taxes on exports.