Lahore : Keeping in view the increasing interest of the people towards Assets Declaration Scheme (ADS), the government on Sunday extended its last date till the office hours of July 3 (Wednesday) to facilitate them to declare their undeclared assets and secure themselves from impending complications.
The extension in the ADS deadline was announced by Advisor
to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr
Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here at press conference.
He was flanked by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister
on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Minister of
State for Revenue Hammad Azhar and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)
Chairman Shabbar Zaidi.
“The Asset Declaration Schemes has been witnessing a lot of interest
at the last minute…., so it is extended till the office hours of July
3,” the advisor said while briefing the media persons on the
objectives of budget for the fiscal year 2019-20.
Abdul Hafeez Sheikh appealed to the people to take benefit
of the scheme in their own interest as the government had already
established the ‘Benami Commission’, which was mandated to go after
the Benami properties.