(Miftah urges real estate sector to contribute in economic development)

ISLAMABAD:Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has urged the real estate sector to contribute in the economic development of Pakistan.

Talking to a delegation of DHA (Defence Housing Authority) Estate Agents Association which called on him here in Islamabad on Tuesday, he highlighted the details about the proposed taxes on the real estate sector. The delegation discussed the proposed taxes on real estate and presented suggestions for the promotion of economic activities in Pakistan.

The Finance Minister directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to formulate a separate mechanism for facilitating the non-filer oversees Pakistanis to revive business activities in the economy. The Finance Minister assured the delegation that government will consider their proposals for the economic betterment of the country.