MAILSI -The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is taxpayers-friendly institute and there is no need for the traders to worry. The broadening of tax base and promotion of tax-culture is in the interest of the country and everyone should pay their taxes voluntarily to ensure a strong Pakistan. Sahiwal Division Additional Commissioner in Land Revenue Ali Adnan stated at a reception organised by the Anjuman-e-Tajran in connection with Traders Volunteers Tax Scheme the other day. He said that promotion of tax culture would not only benefit the present generation but the next generations as well.

He appreciated leaders of traders' community for reaching an agreement with the government on a tax system which would not only fetch tax money to the national exchequer, but also provide facilities to the traders. "We have to follow the world financial practices and if we fail to do so we will only lag behind," he warned. In Land Revenue officer Rao Khalid Mehmood, Inspector Ch Aslam, M Asghar, traders Sh Waseem, Sh Naeem Pasha, Mian M Arshad, Sh Shahid Rehman, Hafiz Amin, M Mohsin, Ehtisab Committee Chairman Aslam Khan, MPC Patron-in-Chief Mian Azizur Rehman, President Azizullah Shah Tahir, Yousaf Kamran, Syed Naveedul Hassan Qutbi, Ibrar A Sheikh and Mian Javed Aziz were also presented.