ISLAMABAD, Dec 31 (APP):The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) collected revenues of Rs2080 billion during the first half of the current fiscal year ending on December 31st, Chairman of the Board, Syed Shabbar Zaidi said Tuesday.

In a tweet, the FBR Chairman said that the revenue collection witnessed an increase of 16 percent during the period under review against the corresponding period of last year.

β€œAlhumdulillah FBR has collected Rs 2080 billion by this time for the half year ended December 31, 2019. This is higher by 16 percent over last year for the same period,” the Chairman FBR Tweeted.