In line with the vision of Prime Minister of Pakistan for promoting Taxation culture in the country, a special signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Bahria University, Islamabad and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) was held on Thursday at Bahria University, Islamabad.
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Registrar, Bahria University Commodore Retired Shafqat Azad and Chief FATE, FBR Tehmina Aamer.
MoU is aimed to promote tax culture & tax awareness to the students of Bahria University. It shall serve to foster positive taxation culture and awareness among students and teachers through different sets of activities, skills and experiential learning for making them responsible citizens. The training sessions will also aim to enable the youth to identify the incidents of tax evasion in their neighborhood and report to tax authorities to discourage this malpractice. Federal Board of Revenue will educate and train students and teachers through taxation syllabus, training sessions and seminars. According to signed MoU, Bahria University will provide access to FBR for conduct of training and awareness activities in all the campuses of the university. This MoU will be applicable for three years.
On the occasion, Registrar, Bahria University Shafqat Azad thanked FBR for introducing this idea of promoting tax culture among youth of the country. He expressed that the training sessions would enlighten the students about the necessity of tax payment which would make them tax compliant citizens.
FBR has decided to launch countrywide awareness sessions through seminars and training sessions to promote tax culture which will help to increase the number of taxpayers and revenue for the country. The ceremony was also attended by Rashid Javed Rana, Secretary FATE and Adnan Akram Bajwa, Secretary PR, FBR.