FBR in contact with Swiss Authorities: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar said that Federal Board of Revenue is in contact with Swiss Authorities for accessing the bank accounts of Pakistani nationals.


While addressing in Upper House here at Friday, Ishaq Dar informed that a summary has been brought by him before cabinet for the first time ever in the  country's history for the empowerment of FBR.

Two meetings have been held so far between FBR officials and Swiss Authorities to access the bank account details of Pakistani nationals in Switzerland Dar claimed adding that full details of the meetings would be presented in the Senate.


Dar further informed Senate that he did not know about PKR 200 billion of Pakistanis  in Swiss banks but it came in his knowledge through press. A job in this regard would be assigned to FBR by him if was informed about this.


Minister further added that membership of global setup had also been acquired by Pakistan in this regard.