FBR starts tax awareness education in educational institutions

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started holding tax educational awareness sessions in different educational institutes of Islamabad.
Under the Letter of Understanding (LoU) signed between FBR and Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), said a statement issued by FBR here on Tuesday. The part of bilateral LoU, the series of tax awareness educational session held in IMCG G-10/4 here.
Facilitation and Taxpayers Education Wing (FATE) of FBR held the first Educational Awareness Session in Islamabad Model College for Girls G-10/4.
In line with the vision of Prime Minister to promote the tax culture and under the directions of Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood and Chairman FBR Muhammad Javed Ghani, series of Awareness Educational Sessions will be carried out by FATE Wing in collaboration with FDE in different educational institutes of Islamabad.
The Chief (FATE), FBR Aisha Farooq and DG FDE Zia Batool, were the Chief Guests on the occasion. DG, FDE welcomed the officers of FBR and thanked the administration of both FBR and FDE to make this session successful.
She hoped that such sessions would increase the knowledge of students about taxes and its significance in the economic progress. Chief FATE Aisha Farooq, said that the purpose of holding these sessions was to promote the tax culture.