Govt’s utmost priority to ensure tax equity: Mannan
Published : Monday, 16 September, 2019 at 9:36 PM Count : 296
Planning Minister M A Mannan Monday said the government has been formulating and implementing social safety net and health services as well as other development projects prioritizing the tax equity highest.
He was addressing a seminar as chief guest organized by a private development organization, Sushasoner Jonny Procharavizan (SUPRO) in city’s CIRDAP auditorium.
Mannan said the government wants to introduce a dynamic tax system alongside ensuring the effective and actual use of the collected money as tax for the welfare of people.
The government is also working to build up community clinic across the country to hasten the social safety net and easy health services, he added.
The planning minister called upon the people to build up social movement to raise strong voice for tax equity.
Former chairman of National Board of Revenue (NBR) Dr Abdul Majid, Dhaka University Professor M M Akash and Daily Prothom Alo associate editor Abdul Qaiyum also spoke with SUPRO chairperson Abdul Awal in the chair.