PM Imran Khan makes an urge to the Pakistani citizens
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday urged citizens to play their role in the country’s progress and development by paying due taxes.
Speaking to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) chairpersons, the premier emphasised the need for broadening the country’s tax base in order to provide the masses the best facilities.
“Expanding the tax base will help cut the burden of additional taxes and provide educational, health and basic facilities in far-flung areas,” Prime Minister Khan said, calling the tax payment a national duty.
He said it is vital to restore taxpayers’ trust in the tax authority, calling for making the tax system transparent.
At the meeting, the prime minister and the FBR and NADRA chiefs discussed tax measures to widen the tax net.