Ministry of Finance (Pakistan)


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The Ministry of Finance, also known as Finance Ministry, is a Cabinet-level department of Government of Pakistan concerned with the promoting economic growth and economic activities within the country. The Ministry's executive and political figure head is known as Finance Minister of Pakistan, who must be an elected member of Parliament of Pakistan. The organizational structure of the Ministry is listed below.

The current Minister is Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, a former World Bank executive.[1]

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Revenue Division

This division is headed by Secretary, Revenue Division; who usually is an ex-officio Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (the supreme tax agency). This division (Federal Board of Revenue) is responsible for: (i) formulation and administration of fiscal policies, (ii) levy and collection of federal taxes and (iii) quasi-judicial function of hearing of appeals. 34878798909-

Finance Division

Includes these departments:

Economic Affairs Division

The Division is responsible for the coordination of economic relations with other countries and external economic organizations. It contains thirteen wings:

Statistics Division

The Statistics Division includes these departments:

  • Federal Bureau of Statistics, headquartered in Islamabad
  • Population Census Organization, headquartered in Islamabad
  • Agricultural Census Organization, headquartered in Lahore

Planning & Development Division

Includes these semi-autonomous organizations:

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