Govt. should withdraw decision to increase property tax on private schools: Kashif AnwarJuly 21, 2014
Lahore: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry will continue to strive for the creation of an enabling business atmosphere in the country.
This was stated by LCCI Vice President Kashif Anwar while talking to President All Pakistan Restaurants Association Shahid Butt and Chairman All Private Schools Council Fayyaz Khan.
The LCCI Vice President while assuring them of his full support said that the LCCI was well aware of the complicated taxation procedures and high rate of taxes.
Kashif Anwar said that increase in property tax on private schools would put a negative impact on government’s efforts aimed at promotion of education in the country. He said that this decision should be withdrawn without any further delay.
The LCCI Vice President said that no country in the world could achieve its economic target without education. He said that role of private schools in education promotion is significant therefore government should provide facilities to them instead of imposing new taxes.
Earlier, President All Pakistan Restaurants Association Shahid Butt and Chairman All Private Schools Council Fayyaz Khan lauded the efforts of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry in promotion of economic activities. They also paid tributes to the LCCI Vice President Kashif Anwar for keeping a continuous liaison with all segments of society.
At the end, they presented a bouquet to the LCCI Vice President Kashif Anwar.