ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan termed the Tax Amnesty Bill a scam and said he will go to the Supreme Court if the bill is approved by the parliament, Roznama Express reported.
Khan made these remarks while addressing a press conference in Islamabad. He blamed that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) had tax evaders within their rank and file.
He remarked that both these parties wanted to get approval for the bill.
Previously, on January 5, the PPP managed to win approval in Senate panel for a proposed legislation that indemnified tax evaders. Now the bill requires approval by both the houses of parliament.
Targeting the alleged incompetence of the Punjab government, Imran said that government had failed to take steps to promote education and curb terrorism.
He also questioned and criticised the Punjab government's electoral alliances for seat adjustment with banned organizations.
The PTI Chairman reiterated that his party will not give tickets to potential candidates who did not declare their assets.
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Democracy is the best revange . This time democracy is excellent in Corruption.....No more revange. Allha bless people of Pakistan.
Isn't it enough to open your eyes people? Wake up, what type of people we are? Arab nations faced dictatorship of decades but they woke up when it was required. Alas! We are not sleeping but died infect and we will never wake up.
keep suffering because the 180 million Jahils voted for these criminals...
if this scam gets go-ahead, no one should pay taxes. i for sure would never pay my taxes had i been living in pakistan. if malik riaz, zardari, raja and gillani dont pay taxes why should chowkidar, dhudhwala, hawaldar, clerk pay....otherwise this is zulm....
The NRO was the biggest scam. We have witnessed five years of non stop corruption by the government.
So they dont want to give tax on looted money too.
This guy is the real deal.I sincerely wish that sanity will prevail among the Pakistani public and people vote this guy in. He's put in over 16 years without any thing of significance. No deal sheal wala chakar. Give this guy a try Pakistan!
It is NRO2 to let tax defaulters participate in elections by paying just 40K
Not a supporter of pti...but I agree with this. Tax amnesty should be a stick..I.e. pay up or face heavy fines...not a carrot to pay a pittance and get away with most of your ill gotten gains.
PML-N n PPP united for Grand last minute MukMuka