Government forms taskforce to improve leather export

The government has formed a taskforce headed by the industries minister to formulate an action plan and make development recommendations for the country’s leather industry sector, with the aim of getting rid of the stagnant export situation in the sector. The Cabinet Division formed the 29-member taskforce comprising ministers of commerce and environment, state minister for industries, chairman of the National Board of Revenue and leather sector representatives to evaluate the present situation in the sector, according to a gazette notification issued on October 2.