ISLAMABAD – The World Bank has assured Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) of its continued support in the implementation of the Pakistan Raises Revenue (PRR) programme. The World Bank Country Director, Mr Najy Benhassine called on Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue, Dr Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed here at FBR (HQs) to review the implementation of the World Bank’s flagship Programme, Pakistan Raises Revenue (PRR). The WB Country Director appreciated the efforts made by Chairman FBR and his team in implementing the instant programme in letter and spirit and conveyed full satisfaction of the World Bank over the pace and progress of the programme. The FBR team indicated the areas where FBR and World Bank could achieve the agreed programme deliverables through mutual efforts. Team FBR further emphasised on avenues in which the programme could be made more effective in achieving the overarching objectives of ensuring a sustainable increase in revenues. The World Bank team assured FBR of their continued support in the implementation of the programme. Ms Ambreen Iftikhar, Member (Reforms & Modernisation), FBR, Mr Nadeem Bashir, Project Director (PRR) and Mr Khalid Jameel, Chief (Reforms & Modernisation), FBR were also present during the meeting.
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