Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have on Saturday agreed to further promote cooperation in the fields of customs and tax.
On Saturday, Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Al-Malikey called on Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Muhammad Javed Ghani in Islamabad.
During the meeting, it was agreed that relevant departments of both countries would learn from each other’s best practices which would result in increasing the trade volume between the two countries.
Chairman FBR briefed the Saudi Ambassador about the recent measures taken for facilitation of taxpayers.
The Ambassador appreciated the performance of FBR in the first seven months of current Financial Year.
Earlier, the federal cabinet had extended the service tenure of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman Javed Ghani.
Javed Ghani was appointed as the chairman of the board on 4 July 2020 succeeding Nausheen Javed Amjad.
After the extension, Javed Ghani will serve as FBR chairman for three more months. Furthermore, the federal cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the FBI, US and the NAB. The matter of gas loadshedding also came under discussion during today’s meeting.