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Amnesty scheme for tax evaders ‘need of the hour’, Umar insists

Amnesty scheme for tax evaders ‘need of the hour’, Umar insists

–Finance minister says tax amnesty is controversial, says ‘public office-holders, civil servants won’t be eligible if scheme does come’ –Defends increase in petroleum prices, claims govt actually lowered tax ratios on oil products

Mystery shrouds Asad Umar’s resignation rumours

–Finance minister reportedly offered to resign after PM Imran, Tareen criticised him for giving SBP ‘free hand’ in devaluing rupee –Finance Ministry statement rejects resignation news but admits that ‘healthy debates are

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