Amnesty scheme introduced to strengthen economy: Dr Firdous

Amnesty scheme introduced to strengthen economy: Dr Firdous

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said the purpose of amnesty scheme is to provide an opportunity to the people for legalization of their black and grey money.   

Talking to a private news channel, she said the present government wanted to bring back the money of those hiding their suspicious accounts abroad.  

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said the step would help reduce inflation besides improving the national economy.

To a question, the special assistant said that those found involved in concealing their accounts abroad, would be dealt with iron hands.