FinMin Dar briefed on the FBR’s revenue targets, performance

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting on the revenue performance of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) here on Tuesday.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Finance Tariq Bajwa, SAPM on Revenue Tariq Mehmood Pasha, FBR Chairman Asim Ahmad, senior officers from the Finance Division and FBR attended the meeting, a news release said.
The FBR Chairman gave a detailed presentation on revenue targets and performance of FBR for the period July-2022 to March-2023, expressing strong resolve to make all-out efforts in meeting the remaining revenue collection targets during the last quarter of the financial year 2022-23.
The Finance Minister expressed satisfaction and extended his full support to the FBR in performing the revenue-collection duties.
Ishaq Dar also stressed the need for stepping up the efforts to achieve the ‘true tax potential’ existed in the country.
Meanwhile, Chinese Charge de Affaires Pang Chunxue called on Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Tuesday and discussed bilateral relations between the all-weather and time-tested friends, China and Pakistan.
Highlighting deep-rooted historical bilateral relations between the two countries, Ishaq Dar commended the Chinese support for Pakistan and underscored the need for further deepening the existing ties in economic and trade as well as financial sectors.
Extended Eid greetings to the people of Pakistan and the Finance Minister, Ms. Pang Chunxue praised close and shared friendly relations between the two countries.
She assured the Finance Minister of the continuous support of the Chinese government to the people of Pakistan.
The two sides discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and avenues to enhance existing cooperation in multiple fields.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar appreciated Charge d’ Affaires Pang Chunxue for all the support and cooperation which Pakistan had been receiving from the leadership of China. – APP