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Be Pakistani! Pay Taxes and encourage others to pay taxes: FM Shah

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has urged the country to pay taxes to make the nation prosperous, on Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Qureshi in his tweet said, “No nation can prosper under the burden of debt. The only way out is by increasing our tax base and documenting the economy.”
Shah Mehmood Qureshi further said “We must all play our part, pay our taxes and encourage others to do so as well. If Pakistan prospers, we all prosper. #BePakistaniPayTaxes,” he continued.

No nation can prosper under the burden of debt. The only way out is by increasing our tax base and documenting the economy. We must all play our part, pay our taxes and encourage others to do so as well. If Pakistan prospers, we all prosper. #BePakistaniPayTaxes
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) July 15, 2019
It may be noted that, on Sunday, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi had said the last date for filing tax returns for the year 2018 has been extended till August 2.