Finance Minister chairs meeting on budgetary proposals

Islamabad, June 16, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting of the senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and Federal Board of Revenue here Tuesday to review various budgetary proposals in the light of the feedback from various stakeholders including the businessmen and traders community.

The Minister shared with the senior officials various amendments proposed by the parliamentarians regarding the budget 2015-16 and discussed their impact. The Minister on this occasion said that suitable proposals from various quarters regardless of political affiliations would be duly accommodated.

“We want to present a budget that is based on consensus. Our aim is to promote business activity, generate employment in the country and promote tax culture”, the Minister remarked. The Minister asked the Finance Ministry and FBR officials to finalize suitable proposals as early as possible so that they could be reflected in his winding up address on the budget 2015-16.

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