Muhammad Aurangzeb emphasizes significant potential of e-governance in Pakistan

Government of PakistanMuhammad Aurangzeb emphasizes significant potential of e-governance in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Deputy Director, Focus Country Implementation of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Jason Lamb held a meeting with the Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Muhammad Aurangzeb at the Finance Division in Islamabad on Monday.

The meeting was also attended by the Minister of State Ali Pervaiz Malik, Member Reforms Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Karandaaz.


During the meeting, the federal minister conveyed his appreciation for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s for their support in engaging McKinsey & Co. for the ongoing digitalization of FBR.

Muhammad Aurangzeb emphasized the significant potential of e-governance in Pakistan, noting that the digitization of the tax system is a pivotal step towards modernizing tax collection, which will enhance transparency and revenue growth.

Senator Muhammad Aurangzeb also mentioned the necessary improvements required in existing data sources to effectively utilize them for tax purposes.

The Minister of State Ali Pervaiz Malik discussed the implementation challenges of RAAST, Pakistan’s instant payment system, and ways to improve its functionality.

The meeting concluded with a strong note of commitment from all parties involved to continue working together towards these goals.

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