Finance Minister Ishaq Dar held a meeting with senior FBR officials here Wednesday. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue, Haroon Akhtar and Chairman, FBR were present on the occasion.
The meeting considered recent amendments through Finance Act, 2016 on valuation of immovable properties and the reported opinions of various stakeholders.
The minister advised Chairman FBR to convene a meeting with all the stakeholders to attain their views in the matter at the earliest.
The Finance Minister also felicitated the FBR team for working industriously to achieve the revenue target for the fiscal year 2015-16.
He praised their efforts and hoped that the next year’s target of Rs 3,621 billion, though a challenging one, would also be achieved if the same spirit of hard work and sincerity of purpose is maintained.
He advised the FBR officials to work out the modalities and action plan for successfully achieving the target. Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance also attended the meeting. -PR