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A group of twenty five (25) senior civil servants undergoing the 21st MID-CAREER Management Course (MCMC), along with the faculty members of the National Institute of Management (NIM) Karachi visited FBR House, here today.
The group was welcomed by Mr. Nadeem Dar, Member Facilitation & Taxpayers’ Education (FATE). He briefed the visiting officers and faculty of MCMC about the organizational structure, working and revenue collection performance of the FBR. He also highlighted the challenges faced by the FBR and the way forward to resolve these issues.
Mrs Tehmina Aamer, Chief Fate, in her comments, gave a detailed outline of the various policy and operational challenges faced by the FBR and highlighted the strategies adopted by the FBR to address these issues. She also discussed the major initiatives of the FBR to enhance revenue generation through audit and enforcement initiatives and efforts broaden the tax base. She highlighted the measures being adopted by the FBR to improve the tax to the GDP and bridge the tax gap.
The briefing was followed by a detailed Questions & Answers session. The MCMC participants freely asked questions which were candidly and frankly responded to by Member FATE Mr. Nadeem Dar and Chief Admn Dr. Tariq Ghani.
At the end of the Q&A session, the National Institute of Management (NIM) Karachi Chief Instructor Khawaja Shaukat and Ms Shagufta Waris (ADS-Coord) thanked the FBR for providing the participants of MCMC with an opportunity to interact with the FBR’s top management and to understand the grass-root issues facing the country’s economy and the revenue collection system. Appreciating the performance of the FBR, he said that it is the need of the hour to adopt and promote tax culture at every level of the society.
Member Fate Mr. Nadeem Dar and NIM Chief Instructor Khawaja Shaukat exchanged institutional mementos.
(1) Group photo of MCMC participants of NIM Karachi with Nadeem Dar Member Fate and other senior officers during their visit to FBR House on Friday.
(2) Nadeem Dar, Member Fate, presenting institutional memento to NIM Chief Instructor Khawaja Shaukat during visit to FBR House on Friday