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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

World Bank delegation visits DMC Central


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

A 5-member World Bank delegation headed by Rajul A Wasthi,  Senior Urban Immovable Property  Tax (UIPT)  specialist,   called on DMC Central Chairman Rehan Hashmi  to discuss   as to how Urban Immovable  Property Tax can be devolved to DMCs and which at present is being collected by KMC.
The delegation members included  Property Tax Consultants Wayaitgrant , William Mcclusskey .
The objective of the WB delegation was to explore the tax collection   capacity of  DMC Central and increase the tax collection through Global Information System (GIS) .
Earlier Chairman DMC Rehan Hashmi,  informed that because of  paucity of funds the tax collection staff could not be provided required training. The delegation members stressed that departmental efficiency can be enhanced through the use of computers.
The  delegation visited DMC Central  on  Sindh Government's request and gathered the required  data as well as finding out tax collection capacity. They told  Chairman Rehan Hashmi that after this meeting further line of action will follow in the next meeting .
The Municipal Commissioner Mohammed Fahim Khan, Director Taxation MIrza Asif Baig and  Deputy Directors Taxes of all four zones were also present which lasted for over an hour.