Pakistan’s International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday tweeted concerning the nation’s drive to extend its tax base.
“No nation can prosper beneath the burden of debt. The one means out is by rising our tax base and documenting the financial system,” Qureshi wrote on Twitter.
No nation can prosper beneath the burden of debt. The one means out is by rising our tax base and documenting the financial system. We should all play our half, pay our taxes and encourage others to take action as nicely. If Pakistan prospers, all of us prosper. #BePakistaniPayTaxes
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) July 15, 2019
The overseas minister urged each Pakistani to play their half, pay taxes and encourage others to do the identical.
The federal government of Prime Minister Imran Khan has made rising the nation’s tax base a prime precedence. Final month, the prime minister urged Pakistanis to begin paying their taxes, assuring them that their cash could be put to good use.
“Individuals suppose their tax will not be spent on them. They consider it will be stolen or will not be spent on them. Nevertheless, I promise it could undoubtedly be spent on them,” Prime Minister Khan mentioned.