Government should declare hand fan luxury item and propose to levy tax on it in budget: Ch Shujat Hussain

Those including electric fan as luxury item have air conditioners in their bath rooms, traders reservation be allayed, electric fan is need of every poor man, talk with PEFMA delegation

Lahore: 04-02-2020: A delegation of Pakistan Electric Fan Manufacturing Association (PEFMA) headed by Mirza Jamshed called on Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President and former Prime Minister Ch Shujat Hussain at his residence here today (Tuesday).

Delegation included Abdul Razzaq, Ghiasuddin Paul, Raja Qamar and other office-bearers.

Delegation expressed its reservations on electric fan being included in luxury items on which Ch Shujat Hussain said that the government should also declare hand fan as luxury and propose to levy tax on it in the budget.

He said that to provide business facilities to traders community is the duty of the government but t has included electric fan also in the luxury items although those doing so have air conditioners in their bath rooms, electric fan is the need of every poor man, including it among luxury items is not right in any manner. He said that there are many food items for instance apple etc, which we export to other countries, on which duty can be imposed. #