Toll tax ex­emp­tion for pub­lic representatives elim­i­nated: Mu­rad Saeed

Daily Messenger - - National -

IS­LAM­ABAD: Toll tax ex­emp­tion for pub­lic representatives has been elim­i­nated and now they are re­quired to pay the tax at all na­tional high­ways.

In a state­ment, Minister of State for Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Mu­rad Saeed said mem­bers of na­tional and pro­vin­cial assem­blies as well as of Se­nate are now obliged to pay the toll tar­iffs.

He said this im­mu­nity was cre­at­ing a bur­den on the pock­ets of or­di­nary peo­ple. He urged the pub­lic representatives to ac­tively pay their due rev­enues and set an ex­am­ple for the masses.

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