back to article Pakistan’s IT minister objects to tax changes he thinks may harm local IT industry

Pakistan’s minister for IT and Telecom, Syed Aminul Haque, has protested the government’s new tax treatment for IT companies. Haque expressed his concern in a Tweet timed to coincide with a meeting of the Prime Minister’s Taskforce on IT & Telecom. Today, I’ve expressed deep concern over the FBR’s tax notices to the IT sector …

  1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    His objections might not have an effect but at least he tried. It's more than can be said for many other ministers over the years.

    1. veti Silver badge

      Posting a tweet is not really "trying", though. That's strictly for public consumption. It's what he's saying in private that will make a difference, or not.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So the Pakistani government want a slice of the "Your pc is broken" scam industry ? :)

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