Murtaza Wahab ‘unhappy’ over Miftah Ismail’s statement

F.P. Report

KARACHI: Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab has expressed regret over the statement issued by former finance minister Miftah Ismail against the PPP-led provincial government.

In a statement, the spokesperson noted that the former finance minister claimed the Sindh government does not collect agricultural and property taxes from the citizens, expressing regret over the statement.

“It is unfortunate that a person, serving on a position of finance minister, is unaware of tax-related matters”, Murtaza Wahab said.

He pointed out that Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) collects Rs160 billion tax annually after 18th amendment in the Constitution, adding that facts and figures should be checked before issuing such statements.

He also alleged that Federal Revenue Board (FBR) was not performing its duty accurately.