Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi instructed the government on Thursday to continue efforts to settle tax disputes in order to boost the confidence of taxpayers and investors.
At a meeting attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Finance Minister Mohamed Maait, the president also instructed full compliance with implementing the economic reform program to achieve the desired goals and help economic indices climb.
"This will attract more foreign investments to the country." said El-Sisi in the meeting.
El-Sisi also called for studying new ideas to increase state revenues and curb debts and budget deficit.
He also ordered accelerating the implementation of the project of restructuring the tax authority in accordance with an integrated strategic planning.
Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said the meeting addressed the progress in the economic reform program, details of the state budget, and a number of projects currently implemented by the finance ministry.