Dar directs FBR officials to make efforts for achieving rvenue target

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 15 (APP): Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad  Ishaq Dar Saturday directed the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) officials to put in the best efforts for achieving the annual revenuec collection target.

He was chairing a meeting here to discuss the performance of FBR in achieving the revenue collection targets.

The minister emphasized the importance of enhanced revenue collection  in the background of country’s need for development and for achieving higher rate of inclusive and sustainable growth, said a Finance Ministry press release.

FBR Chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan briefed the Finance Minister about the strategy and measures being adopted for improvement in revenue collection for achieving the annual revenue collection  target.

He said directives had been issued to the core team members to  improve collections.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar was also present during the meeting, which was also attended by senior Finance Ministry officials.