Pakistan Today (Lahore)

World Bank Country Director Calls on Chairman FBR


The World Bank Country Director, Mr. Najy Benhassine called on Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue, Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed here at FBR (HQS) to review the implementa­tion of the World Bank’s flagship Program, Pakistan Raises Revenue (PRR). The WB Country Director appreciate­d the efforts made by Chairman FBR and his team in implementi­ng the instant program in letter and spirit and conveyed full satisfacti­on of the World Bank over the pace and progress of the Program. The FBR Team indicated the areas where FBR and World Band could achieve the agreed Program Deliverabl­es through mutual efforts. Team FBR further emphasized on avenues in which the program could be made more effective in achieving the overarchin­g objectives of ensuring a sustainabl­e increase in revenues. The World Bank Team assured FBR of their continued support in the implementa­tion of the Program. Ms. Ambreen Iftikhar, Member (Reforms & Modernizat­ion), FBR, Mr. Nadeem Bashir, Project Director (PRR) and Mr. Khalid Jameel, Chief (Reforms & Modernizat­ion), FBR were also present during the meeting.

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