Relief provided to common man in supplementary budget: Hamad

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 18 (APP):Minister of State for Revenue Hamad Azhar Tuesday said relief had been provided to common man in the supplementary budget and no extra tax was imposed.
Tax would be collected from upper class while the government had not proposed to impose any extra burden of tax on middle and lower class, he said talking to a private news channel.
He said the national economy was in worst condition when PTI came into power and measures had now been taken to improve the economy.
He said Insaf Sehat Card facility would be expanded to Islamabad Capital Territory and Federally Administrated and Tribal Areas (Fata) to facilitate masses.
Hamad Azhar said in order to stop smuggling and illicit production of tobacco products, the government would use the latest technology and ensure crackdown against those involved in the illegal activities.