PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Perveez Khattak has approved a 15-member committee for the appointment of officers in the Khyber Pakhtunkwa Revenue Authority in order to make it a sovereign department for generation of revenue in the province.
The KPRA will be modified by posting Collector, Additional Collector, five Deputy Collectors, nine Assistant Directors and four Assistant Collectors, said CM KP Perveez Khattak while presiding over a meeting with the KPRA heads in which Minister for Excise and Taxation was also present on Thursday at the CM Secretariat Peshawar.
Director General KPRA Tahir Orakzai was also present in the meeting who informed the Chief Minister of the steps KPRA has taken for the establishment of modern system for revenue collection. The CM KP lauded the efforts of the DG KPRA.
The DG KPRA added that KPRA has always showed better results. The collection has increased every year. About 200 officers of the KPRA have been trained on withholding tax, desk audit procedure and other facilities that the KPRA has promised to provide.
CM KP Perveez Khattak praised the activities of the KPRA and said further steps need to be taken for adapting the KPRA rules in order to provide facilitation to a large number of importers coming to the province.