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PM Imran Khan praises FBR on record tax collections

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his delight over the performance of the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) for collecting record revenue.

In a tweet, the prime minister praised the FBR for collecting record revenue in July which was 22 per cent high than the target fixed for this month.

Imran Khan said this record collection of the revenue reflected the government’s policies for sustained economic growth and revival.

Earlier, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has surpassed its tax collection target of Rs 36 billion in March 2021 to Rs 475 billion, the highest monthly collection in the current financial year (FY 2021).

The recovery target for March was set at Rs 439 billion, an increase of 8.2 per cent to Rs 475 billion, while revenue of Rs 326 was collected in March 2020, compared to an increase of 46 per cent.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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