Mehwish Hayat Urges People To Pay Taxes


Mehwish Hayat urges people to pay taxes

Says now is the time to unite and help bring the country out of debt.

Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 11th June, 2019) Renowned actress Mehwish Hayat has urged the people to pay their taxes.

As Pakistan faces an economic crisis, Mehwish Hayat has come out in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s support.

Taking to Instagram, the actress said, “It is the responsibility of every citizen to pay their taxes. If we want Pakistan to prosper and grow, we all need to play our part.”

She went on to say now is the time to unite and help bring the country out of debt.

For once “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country", she wrote while urging people to stay united and pay taxes.

Mehwish wrote this as she shared PM Imran's speech urging the nation to declare assets to help government in collecting taxes.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday asked the tax evaders to declare their financial assets, within the country and abroad, before June 30 or be ready for an indiscriminate action.

The government is to present the Budget 2019-20 on Tuesday.

"I appeal to you that come forward as we are able to collect Rs 10 trillion rupees from your contribution," he told the nation, adding that a passion for the uplift of the country could revive the national economy currently facing challenges.

The prime minister called upon the nation to bring reformation within them, register to tax culture and take benefit from the Asset Declaration Scheme to make the country financially stable and strong.

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