ISLAMABAD, Jan 11 (APP):The Prime Minister Office Friday directed the Commerce Ministry and Federal Board of Revenue to submit their recommendations within 30 days about giving exemption in duties and income tax in imports of wheel chairs and artificial body parts for special persons and widows government employees.
According to a press release issued here, the Prime Minister Office took the action on a complaint
of a poor citizen of a backward area of Punjab and sought recommendations in the following sectors.
All the things under the use of disabled persons i.e. wheel chairs and artificial body parts should be
declared duty free, exemption in income tax to all special persons of government sector and those who
are suffering from a severe disability. Recommendation are also sought to exempt salaries of all widows
government employees from income tax.
Pakistan Citizen Portal, established on the directive of Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not only playing
its role to resolve people’s complaints but is also becoming helpful to implement recommendations received
from the public.