Economic team asked for out-of-box solutions for reducing burden of indirect taxes.

Islamabad -- Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the economic team to suggest out-of-box solutions for reducing burden of indirect taxes, on one hand, and also to ensure balance between state revenue and expenditure, on the other.

The Prime Minister has directed the finance minister to minutely look into wheat procurement process and various administrative costs that were contributing towards raising the prices of wheat.

This he said while chairing a meeting on steps to bring down prices of essential commodities.

The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers, Advisors, SAPMs and senior government officials.

Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez apprised the Prime Minister that a comprehensive and efficient plan was being prepared for wheat procurement and rationalization of administrative costs involved in the process.

SAPM Dr Waqar Masood...

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