ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has taken a strong exception to the statement of PTI, Chairman, Mr. Imran Khan wherein he has levelled serious allegations against the Chairman FBR.
The Minister for Finance termed the allegations as totally false and fabricated as Mr. Imran Khan has not provided any evidence to support his allegations. Chairman FBR is known for his hard work, integrity and honesty, the Minister said. It is unfortunate that without any evidence, Mr. Imran Khan has attempted to tarnish the image of an officer who has shown remarkable performance in revenue collection in Pakistan which has increased by 60% in three years of PML(N) government as opposed to 3.38% growth for year 2012-13.
The Minister further stated that such baseless statements and allegations can only lead to demoralizing the employees of the FBR and affect efficiency of the organization. The Minister expressed full confidence in the team leadership of the FBR and expressed the hope that before levelling such unfounded allegations. Mr. Imran Khan will consider the adverse impact of such statements not only on the individual’s reputation but also on national institutions.