2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Islamabad Hotel, Islamabad
- Dr. Abid Q. Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI
Introduction to the Summit
- Mr. Arif Jabbar Khan Country Director, Oxfam
2:20 pm-2:35 pm
Is progressive and equitable tax policy possible and how?
Dr. Akmal Hussain,
Forman Christian College University
2:35 pm-3:00 pm
What major steps can be taken into account to increase the direct taxes in Pakistan?
[Special focus on the scope of broadening tax base through taxes in agriculture, services sectors and improving compliance in other productive sectors in the economy]
Dr. Ashfaque Hassan Khan, Dean, NUST Business school, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST)
3:00 pm-3:15 pm
How can indirect taxation be reformed to make it less regressive for the poor?
[Special focus on the excessive dependence on GST and its role in overall tax revenues of FBR]
Mr. Abdullah Yusuf, Forman Chairman, FBR
Mr. Shaban Khalid, Former President, Islamabad CCI
3:15 pm-3:30 pm
How can provinces contribute to increasing tax revenues?
- Dr. Vaqar Ahmad, Deputy Executive Director, SDPI
3:30 pm-4:00 pm
4:00 0 pm-5:00 pm
- Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha Representative, FBR
Mr. Masood Naqvi, Chairman, Tax Reform Commission
Mr. Mustafa Talpur, Senior Manager Policy Advocacy & Communications Oxfam
Dr. Abid Q. Suleri, SDPI (Moderator)
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