Ministers of excise discuss relevant matters


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretaker Minister for Labour, Excise and Narcotics Control, Haji Manzoor Khan Afridi called on Punjab Caretaker Minister for Excise, Taxation, Communications and Works departments Bilal Afzal during his short visit to Lahore. According to a press statement issued here, in the meeting held at the Directorate General of Provincial Infrastructure Development Authority at Lahore, various matters of mutual interest were discussed between the two ministers.

It was also agreed to remove the doubling in collections of registration and token taxes of vehicles between the provinces besides other other difficulties and complications. The Punjab Excise Minister assured to arranging a meeting at the level of secretaries to keep the provincial governments and departments more abreast with the collection of token tax from the vehicles of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Lahore and other cities of Punjab as well as to clarify each other’s position and to solve the problems for good. He assured that progress will be made soon in this regard.