Employees of FBR have thanked the Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, Federal Minister for Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Minister of State for Finance Mr. Saleem H. Mandviwalla, Chairman FBR Mr. Ali Arshad Hakeem and the senior management of FBR for getting approval of upgradation of 4384 posts of FBR in BS-14 and 15 to BS-16 from the Prime Minister.
President Mian Abdul Qayyum and office bearers of Federal Revenue Alliance Employees Union (FRAEU) and Chief Organizer Mr. Aslam Pervaiz and Office bearers of All Pakistan Tax Employees Association (APTEA) expressed their heartfelt gratitude in a meeting with the Minister of State for Finance Mr. Saleem H. Mandviwalla, Chairman FBR Mr. Ali Arshad Hakeem and senior officials of FBR at the FBR Headquarters, here today.
The Minister congratulated the employees whose posts would be upgraded with this decision and urged them to work with more zeal towards achieving the revenue target. The Minister expressed satisfaction on this decision by the Prime Minister and said that the government is conscious of the need to strengthen the welfare of staff and extends effort to provide them with relief. The Minister was confident that FBR employees will exhibit more diligence to achieve the revenue collection target.
The Chairman FBR Mr. Ali Arshad Hakeem said that FBR’s officers and workers are committed to achieve their revenue targets and in-shaa-Allah they will achieve targets well in time. “We are working on various other initiatives for the welfare and benefit of our employees and will also expand into supporting quality housing, education and medical facilities for them”, he added.
The Minister of State also discussed the current revenue position with the chairman FBR and advised him to keep track of the coming-June-targets.