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Prime Minister aims to reduce direct taxes to facilitate common man

Written by The Frontier Post

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan instructs his economic team to provide relief to the common man by reducing prices of essential commodities, on Monday.

While chairing a meeting of his economic team, Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated that government was giving priority to the uplift of common man by providing them financial relief.

In the meeting, Prime Minister along with his economic team discussed ways to trim down prices of essential items and steps to provide relief to general public.

Mentioning direct taxation impacts, Imran said that poor and underprivileged segments of the society were most affected by financial difficulties, particularly the direct taxation.

During the meeting he also emphasized that on reducing the direct taxes to facilitate the common man, he also instructed his economic team to bring up proposals on reduction in taxes of imported food items.

Furthermore, during the meeting they also discussed ways to provide targeted subsidy to deserving families under Ehsaas socio-welfare programme.

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