Avail amnesty scheme to avoid troubles: PM to nation

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ISLAMABAD
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that those involved in looting and plundering will have to face the law and will be held accountable. Prime Minister Imran Khan said this during a meeting with a delegation of leaders from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s allied Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) party. The delegation was led by PML-Q leader Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and also included Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi. During the meeting, the PML-Q leaders vowed to continue their unconditional support for the government. Senior PML-Q leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi assured his complete support and assistance to Prime Minister Imran Khan in getting the budget approved in both the national and the Punjab assemblies. The prime minister thanked the PML-Q leaders for their unconditional support to the government, which, he said, would continue to work alongside its coalition partners. Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the poor man was the focus of the first budget presented by the PTI-led government, which he vowed would continue to take steps for the betterment of the masses. The prime minister reiterated his vision for across the board accountability, saying that those involved in looting and plundering would have to face the law and would be held accountable. Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday once again urged the countrymen to take advantage of the tax amnesty scheme ending on June 30, by declaring all the undeclared assets, to avoid any difficulties in the future. I want you to face no troubles. The whole of the data is available with the FBR (Federal Board of Revenue). By visiting FBR’s website, you can access your data and know what kind of information we have collected. I don’t want you to face any difficulty. Therefore, I want you to take advantage of it (scheme) and steer the country out of this difficult time, he remarked in his televised message to the nation. Prime Minister Imran Khan has called on citizens to declare assets before the end of this month to take the country out of the difficult economic situation. In a message to the nation broadcast on national TV and radio this evening, he sought the cooperation of people in overcoming the tax evasion. He said unless public and government do not cooperate with each other, the debt trap will not end. The Prime Minister said the asset declaration scheme gives people a golden chance to declare their assets by 30th.

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