Finance Minister Miftah Ismail held a meeting on tax-related issues in the information technology (IT) and telecom sector at the Finance Division. The industry has requested exemption/ reduction in various taxes for ease of business for the IT sector and survival of the telecom sector.
The finance minister has extended all possible support to resolve issues related to various taxes on the IT and Telecom sectors. Haque said that the growth of IT and telecommunication contributes to increasing exports and the overall development of GDP. He stressed that the present government is providing maximum incentives for expanding the sector.
Secretary Information Technology and Telecommunication, PTA Chairman, FBR Chairman, and other senior officers attended the meeting.