Dar chairs meeting to review matter of FBR

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 29(APP): Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Monday chaired a meeting to review various matters of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar was also present on the occasion.
The Chairman FBR briefed the Minister on the progress of negotiations on the issue of input tax adjustment with the provinces. He also apprised the Finance Minister about the bilateral Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation with Switzerland as well as Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance on Tax Matters with the 34-member international body of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The Finance Minister appreciated the work done by FBR on above matters and desired that the Federal Cabinet be briefed about both the Conventions / Agreements.
The meeting was attended by senior officials of Ministry of Finance and FBR.
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