Finance Minister chairs meeting to review revenue collection targets and other matters related to Federal Board of Revenue

Islamabad, December 04, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here today to review the revenue collection targets and other matters related to FBR. SA to PM on Revenue Mr. Haroon Akhtar Khan was also present during the meeting. Chairman FBR Nisar Mohammad Khan briefed the Finance Minister on the latest revenue collection figures.

The Finance Minister appreciated the efforts of FBR in increasing tax collections by 60% over the last three years. He urged the FBR team to redouble their efforts to meet this year’s revenue targets. He emphasized the importance of enhanced revenue collection in the background of country’s need for development and for achieving higher rate of inclusive and sustainable growth. The meeting was attended by senior officials of FBR and the Ministry of Finance.

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