Record Tax Collection Allowed Govt To Provide Relief To Public, Says PM

PM lauded the performance of the FBR for collecting a record Rs443 billion tax this month, saying that this allowed the government to provide relief to the people.

The prime minister’s remarks were made during an inaugural ceremony of issuance of interest-free loans under Kamyab Pakistan Program ceremony in Islamabad.

Kamyab Pakistan Program is part of the PM’s vision for Poverty Alleviation under which loans worth Rs407 billion would be disbursed among the youth, women, farmers, as well as for the construction of low-income houses during the next two years.

“We have collected record tax in Pakistan, because of this we are able to subsidize petrol, diesel and electricity and give relief to our people despite the geopolitical situation,” said Khan, adding that the people should give more tax to allow the government to give more incentives to the masses.