Traders reject FBR Act, announce protest outside PM Secretariat tomorrow
All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran (APAT) Monday rejected the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Act and announced a protest outside the PM's Secretariat tomorrow on November 30.
According to the 24News HD TV Channel, the traders’ representative held a press conference in Islamabad and demanded the government to impose a fixed tax.
The APAT President Ajmal Baloch while talking to the media rejected the FBR Act and said that the corrupt bureaucracy was a big hurdle in FBR reform.
He asked Prime Minister Imran Khan that he should listen to traders’ problems directly and work out a solution with the stakeholders.
The APAT president announced that a sit-in would be held outside the Prime Minister's Secretariat on Tuesday.
The APAT Punjab chapter president Shahid Ghafoor Paracha criticized the government for issuing an ordinance bypassing the parliament. He said everyone is tired of this government.