Amnesty scheme for smuggled vehicles on the cards.


The prime minister, upon hearing the suggestion, informed participants that the government has decided to extend an amnesty scheme for non-customs paid vehicles in all merged tribal districts, Malakand Division and Balochistan, the officials said.

Officials say scheme would be extended to owners of such vehicles in all merged tribal districts, Balochistan

After introducing a tax amnesty scheme, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has decided to extend a similar programme to owners of smuggled vehicles in some parts of the country, The Express Tribune has learnt.
Prime Minister Imran Khan disclosed the decision at a session of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Saturday, according to senior officials who attended it.

During the session, K-P Revenue Minister Shakil Ahmed briefed the premier on tax collection in the province, the officials said.

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The minister, during the special briefing, pointed out that hundreds of thousands of non-customs paid smuggled vehicles were in use in Malakand Division and the former tribal districts, and recommended that the government provide a one-time amnesty scheme to their owners.

According to another high official, who participated in the meeting, public agitation has made it difficult for authorities to carry out action


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