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115,354 vehicles, 98,220 motorcycles registered in Rawalpindi during 2017

115,354 vehicles, 98,220 motorcycles registered in Rawalpindi during 2017

RAWALPINDI: Excise and Taxation Rawalpindi registered total 115,354 vehicles including 98,220 motorcycles and 5946 cars, 6172 commercial vehicles, 4608 rickshaws, 342 government and 66 semi government vehicles during 2017.

Talking to APP Director Excise and Taxation Rawalpindi Division, Tanveer Abbas Gondal informed that over Rs220 million revenue was generated through vehicles registration during 2017.

The Director said that RIK-17, RIL-17, RIM-17, RIN-17, RIO-17, RIP-17, RIQ-17, RIV-17 and RIW-17 series number was given to motorcycles while RI-17, RIA-17, RIB-17, RIC-17, RIC-17, RIE-17 and RIF-17 series number were for motorcars.

Similarly, RIS-17 series numbers were allotted to commercial vehicles, RIU-17 were for rickshaws, RIG-17 allotted to government vehicles and RIJ-17 series numbers were given to semi-government vehicles.

Motorcycles registration contributed over Rs 71 million to provincial exchequer and over Rs 76 million revenue was collected through registration of motorcars during the year.

Commercial vehicles’ registration generated over Rs 58 million revenue in Rawalpindi district.