PM takes notice of 'illegal' federal excise duty collected from passengers

By: News Desk
Published: 10:48 PM, 2 Jul, 2022
PM takes notice of 'illegal' federal excise duty collected from passengers
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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Saturday took notice of Rs50,000 collected from the passengers as federal excise duty from passengers, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to details, the premier expressed reservations over complaints received from passengers at airports; while directing authorities concerned to suspend the notification issued regarding the “illegal” federal excise duty.

“Passengers should not be harassed at the airports,” PM Shehbaz directed all relevant authorities, questioning the “why and how” was the notification released without the approval of the federal cabinet.

He further directed immediate investigation in this regard and ordered strict action against those involved as “they have no right to remain in office”.

“The amount collected from the all passengers on account of federal excise duty should be refunded,” he said, demanding an immediate report in this regard from the authorities in the case.

Categories : Pakistan