Finance Minister take action as traders threaten strike


LAHORE: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar is in action as traders threatened to go on strike over 0.6% tax on bank transactions.


Ishaq Dar called meeting of traders and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) officials on Wednesday.

Expressing concern over imposition of tax on bank transactions, traders had announced to protest on Tuesday in Lahore and various other cities of the country.

Ishaq Dar will meet a delegation of traders on Wednesday in Islamabad and the meeting will also be attended by FBR officials. Traders concerns will be sympathetically looked at in this meeting.