Pak: Imran Khan ‘feels bad about paying taxes’

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 14:17

Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that people in his country ‘pay more charity than taxes’ because they are aware of the fact that their money would be misused, adding that he himself feels bad about paying taxes.

“Pakistan is a country which pays more charity than taxes because people know their money would not be used properly,” Khan said.

“Even I feel bad about paying taxes,” he added.

Speaking on the issue of tax collection in Pakistan, Khan said his party would inspire people to pay taxes, the Express Tribune reports.

Khan said that his party would double the tax to GDP ratio, as the PTI announced its Economic Policy Vision at a seminar on Friday.

According to the paper, speaking on the PTI’s decision to visit Waziristan despite threats, Khan said it was a test even for his party members as the security situation is very alarming.

“But we will protest in Waziristan and this decision of ours shows that PTI has the capability to make big decisions,” Khan added.


First Published: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 14:17
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