PM directs authorities to emphasis on reducing burden of indirect taxes on public

News Desk

The concerned authorities have been directed by the Prime Minister Imran Khan to accord special emphasis to reduce the burden of indirect taxes on the masses.

According to media reports, the Prime Minister has chaired a meeting of his economic team in Islamabad on Monday.

During the meeting, Imran Khan has noted that the indirect taxes burden the poor segments of the society the most. He also directed the economic team to furnish recommendations to bring down taxes on the imported edible items so that relief could be provided to the people especially the poor and middle class.

The Prime Miister has said that protecting the interest of the common man is the foremost priority of the government.

“The poor people has been affected due to the difficult economic situation, hence, providing them every possible relief is our priority,” he added.

The meeting of Pemeir’s economic team discussed various proposals to provide targeted subsidy to the disadvantaged segments of the society under Ehsaas program.