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PPP Rejects Tax Amnesty Scheme

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Tuesday rejected the Tax amnesty scheme approved by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) govt.

PPP senator Sherry Rehman while expressing concern over the tax amnesty scheme in Senate has said Prime Minister Imran Khan was doing the same things which he criticised while in opposition.

“Don’t know why the government is running away from parliament on every issue”? She questioned.

Tax Amnesty Scheme 2019 will initiate from May 15 through presidential ordinance as federal cabinet gave its approval on Tuesday.

The decision came in a meeting of federal cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan over an eight-point agenda in Islamabad.

During the meeting, Financial Advisor Dr Hafeez Sheikh apprised the Premier on bailout package Pakistan will receive from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Tax Amnesty Scheme affair.

On this occasion, both the Prime Minister and his advisor answered questions of parliamentarians.