Backbone of economy

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Minister for information Shaukat Yousafzai has said that Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control Department is a revenue collecting department working as a backbone of the provincial economy. He added that during financial year 2018-19, performance of the department reached new milestone, the staff including Officers and officials worked with utmost dedication and even on Saturdays to achieve the targets assigned. He was addressing a press conference regarding one-year performance of excise taxation and narcotics control department accompanied by Secretary Excise Syed Zafar Ali Shah and Director General Excise Syed Fayyaz Ali Shah. Minister Information said that the department showed exceptional performance in 103% recovery of taxes.