Islamabad (October 05, 2017): Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Thursday chaired a high level meeting at Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to review progress of revenue collection in the current fiscal year.
The Finance Minister was briefed on the collection of tax revenue. He instructed the FBR officials to expedite
the process and ensure the maximum tax collection to achieve the targets.Ishaq Dar appreciated FBR’s efforts for revenue collection and said the spirit with which the whole FBR team had worked together is already showing good results.
He emphasized on concerted efforts for broadening the tax base. He said people must be provided proper facilitation to contribute their due share to national exchequer.Dar called upon officials of the FBR to put in their best to achieve the overall targets for the current fiscal year.
The Minister added that Government aimed to achieve sustainable economic growth and FBR’s role in this respect is very important.