Tax Lessons for School and College Students in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: College and school students in the federal capital will now also get lessons on paying taxes and the tax culture.
In this regard, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has signed a special Letter of Understanding (LoU) with the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in Islamabad on Wednesday at the Federal Education Ministry. Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, Parliamentary Secretary on Education Wajija Akram Khan, FBR Chairman Javed Ghani, Federal Secretary Farah Hamid Khan, Additional Secretary Mohyuddin Wani, and senior officers of the FBR oversaw the ceremony where FDE Director General Zia Batool and FBR-FATE Chief Ayesha Farooq inked the document. Mahmood said that they aim to introduce such reforms through the syllabus for students and teachers which has never been witnessed in the country. He stated that through LoU, tax culture and tax awareness will be promoted in all educational institutions under FDE.

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