CM chairs meeting on taxes collection
KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, on Thursday presided a high level meeting at CM House here in connection with collection of various taxes in the province of Sindh.
The Chief Minister Sindh observed that the process of collection of taxes is less than the target fixed by the Government and as such it will be imperative to have concerted efforts for improving the process of collection of various government taxes.
He directed the concerned departments to pay full attention towards generation of funds so as to meet the needs of various development schemes in the province.
The Chief Minister stressed upon Revenue Department, Excise and Taxation Department and other departments to pay full atten- tion towards recovery of taxes promptly and as such all departments should undertake concerted efforts to increase the financial resources of the provincial government.
The meeting discussed in detail the ways and means in this regard and evolved strategy to meet the challenges.
It was observed that due to heavy floods and stormy rains, eleven (11) districts were badly affected in the province and due to damages to crops, roads, villages; communication system etc; the collection of taxes was badly affected.
Minister Finance Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, Minister Excise and Taxation, Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Chief Secretary Sindh/Senior member Board of Revenue Sindh, Ghulam Ali Shah Pasha, highlighted position of finance and collection of taxes etc. -App