Minister directs to increase recovery of Entertainment Duty from mini playl-ands

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Excise, Taxation and Narcotics, Mukesh Kumar Chawala Tuesday directed the officials concerned to expedite the campaign to increase recovery of entertainment duty from mini play-lands.

The Minister said this here while chairing a meeting of concerned officials at his office, said a statement.

The Minister told the meeting that it was brought to his notice that entertainment duty is not being collected properly from some of the mini play-lands situated in the shopping centres, parks and other places of amusement in Landhi, Korangi and other areas.

He directed the ETOs and other officials concerned to pay surprise visits to the play-lands to monitor the situation and take legal action against none payment of entertainment duty.

Secretary ET&N Haleem Adil Sheikh, DG Shoaib Ahmed Siddique and other officials concerned were also present.