Published On: Thu, Dec 26th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

All non tax-payer parliamentarians could be disqualified: Kanwar Dilshad

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ISLAMABAD: Former secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Kanwar Dilshad has said that the Parliamentarians who have not paid taxes or concealed assets could be disqualified.

He said that majority of Parliamentarians did not have National Tax Number (NTN) and become assembly members.

They (Politicians) spent hundreds of thousands on election but did not pay tax, Dilshad mentioned.
He added that article (1) and (2) of constitution are clear and these parliamentarians can be trailed according to law.

Former ECP secretary said that if civil society will raise voice against them and force them to pay tax then they will start paying tax.

Kanwar Dilshad said that lawmakers violate law and involve in tax evasion, what a common man would do?” he questioned.

He urged Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to take action against those who did not have NTN.
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