KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation Gayan Chand Israni has ordered to update checking schedule and to confiscate vehicles over tax default.
The minister issued this directive at a meeting of the Motor Registration Wing’s officials after paying a visit to the wing at the Civic Centre, here on Monday morning.
The minister directed the officers to meet the revenue target at all costs and no excuse will be tolerated in this regard.
He said that when owners of confiscated vehicles will pay the taxes with penalties then their vehicles will be returned.
The minister instructed that all the staff should be in uniform and ensure decency when interacting with the public.
Gayan Chand said that owners of vehicles should be provided registration documents within 10 days, otherwise, he warned of strict disciplinary action against the relevant officer.
He further warned that any officer who fails to meet revenue target will also be removed.
The minister was briefed that since the establishment of the Motor Registration Wing, 33,59,533 vehicles have been registered in 18 categories. He was informed that around 600 motorcycles, 70 private vehicles and 50 commercial vehicles, including Rikshaws, are registered daily.
Earlier, the Excise and Taxation Minister visited the Motor Registration Wing at Civic Centre Karachi. He took round of all the floors of the wing and also inspected the record room.
He also talked to the people who arrived there in connection with vehicle registration or tax payment and issued necessary directives to resolve the issues faced by the people.
The minister was accompanied by Secretary Excise and Taxation Abdul Majid Pathan and Director General Excise and Taxation Muhammad Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui.