FBR officers ordered to stop using luxury vehicles

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed to cease the use of jeeps and luxury vehicles by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) officers.

Supreme Court of Pakistan in a hearing expressed its displeasure and serious concern on the use of Jeeps/luxury vehicles by the officers of FBR (PCS/IRS), which are either purchased, confiscated (tampered) and are beyond the entitlement of the respective officers. The apex court directed that this exercise may cease forthwith.

FBR has directed that all such jeeps including Land Cruisers, Prados, Pajeros, SUVs etc. except double cabs exclusively used for operational purposes shall immediately be surrendered and handed over to the FBR/respective Customs warehouses.

All supervisory officers of the respective field formations (PCS/IRS) are requested to ensure immediate compliance of these directions.

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