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E&T facilitation centres to be functional by June 30: minister

E&T facilitation centres to be functional by June 30: minister

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Excise and Taxation Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said motor vehicle regulatory system had been computerised throughout the province while property tax collection system had also been interlinked in 26 districts through digitalisation.  “The task will be 100 per cent achieved within the completion of present Punjab government tenure,” he added.  The minister expressed these views while addressing the training session of newly recruited staff of Excise and Taxation Department at a local hotel.

The event was attended by Secretary Excise and Taxation Dr Ahmed Bilal, Shahid Akram Gondal the Director General E&T and all directors and senior officers who delivered training lectures to the participants.

The minister said as compared to other departments, the biggest chunk of public contact with the E&T department which had more than four million properties and 15 million vehicle owners as revenue payers to the government. He said, due to computerization of the department, Punjab had left other provinces far behind as far as the performance was concerned.