Qaim Ali Shah presides meeting of Sindh Revenue Board

Karachi, July 21, 2012 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah today presided a meeting of Sindh Revenue Board, held at Chief Minister House. The meeting was attended by Chairman Sindh Revenue Board Mr. Shaqeeb Qureshi, Secretary Finance Sindh Mr. Naveed Kamran Baloch, Principal Secretary to C.M Mr. Muhammad Siddique Memon, Mr. Mumtaz Shaikh Member SRB; Mr. Mushtaq Kazmi, Member SRB, Mr. Imtiaz Barakzai Member SRB and others.

Chief Minister Sindh appreciated the working and performance of Sindh Revenue Board and said that target of collection of Rs 25 Billion taxes has been achieved during last financial year. He added that this year 28 percent excess target has been given to Sindh Revenue Board for collection of taxes. Syed Qaim Ali Shah added that present elected government has not introduced any new tax in the Annual Budget for the year 2012-13, while the government has pledged to provide relief to commonman.

Syed Qaim Ali Shah assured that Sindh Revenue Board will be fully encouraged in its working and necessary incentives will be given to those who fulfill the requirement and complete their targets. The Chairmen Sindh Revenue Board Mr. Shaqeeb Qureshi in his briefing thanked the Chief Minister Sindh for guidance and appreciating the performance of Board.

He assured the Chief Minister Sindh that the policies and directives will be fully endorsed. He presented various suggestions, proposals and demands, which were thoroughly discussed in the meeting. He also stressed that new posts be approved so as to enhance the working for prompt achievement of better results.

It was informed that out of demanded 170 posts, 100 new posts have been approved while the other posts will be sanctioned in due course of time. Matters pertaining to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) were also discussed in detail, and ways and means were discussed as to how the organization is made beneficial- Various issues of Human Resources were also discussed in detail.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
Tel: +9221 99202019
Cell: +92300-3524057 (Ext: 336)