ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that tax evaders are the enemies of the nation, country and they do not deserve any kind of leniency.
He expressed these views while chairing a meeting over the government’s steps for revenue generation on Tuesday.
PM Imran directed to expose the tax evaders and defaulters before the public through indiscriminate action, besides ensuring appropriate proceedings against corrupt elements in the revenue and tax departments who had been involved in facilitating such tax evasion.
He also directed for facilitating the regular taxpayers instead of harassing them.
The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Minister of State for Revenue Hamad Azhar, PM’s spokesperson Nadeem Afzal Chan, Special Assistant to PM Iftikhar Durrani, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Jehanzeb Khan and other officials.