ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatisation Mohammad Ishaq Dar has chaired a meeting at the Federal Board of Revenue here on Friday to review the progress of revenue collection and implementation of Prime Minister’s Tax Incentive Package.

The Chairman FBR Tariq Bajwa briefed the Minister about the details of the recently launched Taxpayer Privileges and Honor Card Scheme as well as the Prime Minister’s Tax Incentive Scheme to expand the tax base. He also briefed the Minister about the progress on revenue collection and said that FBR is working towards achievement of the assigned targets.

Ishaq Dar expressed satisfaction over the revenue collection performance of FBR for the month of January 2014. He urged FBR to keep up the momentum, so that the revenue collection target of Feb 2014 is also met. The Minister appreciated FBR’s initiative of launching Prime Minister’s Taxpayer Privileges and Honor Cards for the highest tax payers in different categories.  Chairman FBR informed that these cards would be handed over to the highest tax payers in March 2014.