Customs & VAT acts reforms underway, says NBR chief


PV Report : National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md. Nazibur Rahman said customs and excise acts are being reformed to make these suited to the age.
He said this while speaking as chief guest at a meeting arranged at Chittagong Independent University on Saturday noon. He said different academies, media and universities are working jointly in this regard.
Chaired by university VC Dr. Mahfuzul Hoq, the keynote paper was placed by Bangladesh Policy Research Institute Executive Director Dr. Ahsan H Mansur. Mirza Salman Ispahani, Chairman of MM Ispahani Ltd. and Pedrolo Group Chairman Nader Khan took part in the revenue dialogue. Ahsan H Mansur said reform in realizing internal revenue is imperative for modernization of tax system and to infuse greater dynamism in the country’s economy. The function was attended among others by NBR Member SM Ashfaq Hossain and Habibur Rahman Akhand.