PM Imran meets FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi, discuss economic situation of country
ISLAMABAD: Recently-appointed chairman of Federal Board of Revenue Shabbar Zaidi called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed with him several affairs, including the economic situation of the country.
Adviser to PM on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh was also present in the meeting, according to a press statement issued afterward.
The prime minister apprised Zaidi of his vision pertaining to reforms in the country’s revenue authority.
Khan appointed Zaidi — a renowned chartered accountant and tax affairs expert — as the FBR chief earlier this week.
The decision was announced during an interaction with reporters and anchors in Islamabad. Syed Shabbar Zaidi is appointed the head of the tax collection body days after the removal of Jahanzeb Khan from the post.