Agricultural tax collection improved in Balochistan

Other development projects including education and health have also been approved under PSDP

APP October 08, 2019
A Reuters file photo of an agricultural field.

QUETTA: Balochistan Minister for Revenue Mir Saleem Khan Khosa on Monday said the incumbent government was utilising all possible resources to remove backwardness from the province to ensure the provision of basic facilities to the people in respective areas on equality basis.

Talking to APP, he said numerous development projects including  construction of roads, education, health, agriculture and irrigation have been approved under Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) for the interest of people.

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The Revenue Minister said the provincial government was working hard to address basic problems of the masses in a positive manner to provide relief, adding that flaws and weakness of revenue department were being removed through sincere efforts of administrations and officials for the betterment of the department.

“Efforts are being made to modernise revenue records to decrease land related issues,” he said, adding that strict directives have been issued to collect agricultural revenue new tax while tax collection of agricultural was improved as compared to past.  

Published in The Express Tribune, October 8th, 2019.


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