ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar Friday launched Taxpayers Directory 2015
here at the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) headquarters (FBR News).
Addressing a ceremony, Ishaq Dar said that it was the commitment of PML-N government to publish
Tax Directory of general taxpayers and parliamentarians and today we fulfill our commitment.
“It is third time that our government is issuing taxpayers directory and Pakistan is the only fourth
country in the world to publish such kind of directory,” he said.
“We took approval from federal cabinet and fulfill all kind of formalities to publish and today the FBR
will upload this directory,” the minister added.
He said that in previous directory record of around 8,56, 000 was published but in this directory record
of around 10, 74, 000 taxpayers will be published.
“Everyone can check it, we are committed to restrain the privileges of privileged class as we terminate
the special SROs and other privileges and committed to enhance revenue in the country,” Ishaq Dar said.
“Media use to ask questions about this directory as when it will b published so that they can check record
of parliamentarians and other taxpayers, now they everybody can check it,” he added.
Ishaq Dar congratulated FBR chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan and all staff for achieving their targets
and making it possible to publish this directory.
The ceremony started with recitation of holy followed by welcome to all guests and dignitaries by
FBR Chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan.