Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader and former finance minister Asad Omar chaired a meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Finance, in which Chairman FBR said that money wasn’t sent abroad illegally.
He said that before 2018, anyone could buy dollars and send them abroad , so outside Pakistan money was sent legally.
The FBR will be renamed as Pakistan Revenue Authority from January 1
On the other hand, it is reported that after 13 years the FBR has been renamed and the FBR will be called the Pakistan Revenue Authority from January 1, 2020.
Local news agency quoted sources as saying that there will be a chairman and deputy chairman of the Pakistan Revenue Authority, adding that all the provinces including Punjab Revenue Authority are also considering merger of the Pakistan Revenue Authority with the FBR. 11,000 employees have been decided to send head plus pool in July 2020.