ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Special Assistant (PMSA) on Information and culture Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has informed that PM Special Assistant on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shiekh will hold a press conference today at 5.pm along with his team.
Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and his team will hold an important post-budget press conference in PID today at 5 PM.
They will inform media regarding initiatives related to Asset declaration/ benami-daar as per instructions of Prime Minister.
— Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) June 30, 2019
The PMSA informed the masses about the presser in her tweet on social media post.
According to Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Prime Minister has directed the economic team to brief the media about the government initiatives while Dr. Hafeez Shiekh along with his team will inform the masses about the campaign of amnesty scheme regarding the declaration of the assets.
It is pertinent to mention here that, The Tax Amnesty Scheme 2019 proposed by the incumbent federal government is on its verge as it ends today.
Federal Board of Revenue has issued instructions to its subordinate offices to remain open today and observe extended working hours till eleven in the night.
FBR has taken this initiative to facilitate the taxpayers in payment of duties and taxes and filing of the income tax return.
It was rumored that Prime Minister Imran Khan may extend the deadline of the scheme but such talks were later refuted by FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi.
He affirmed that no extension will be given in the scheme after June 30 (today).