ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is going to issue National Tax Numbers (NTNs) to 39 Punjab MPAs as part of its ongoing campaign imitated to issue NTNs to members of the National and Provincial assemblies.
As per details data collected by the FBR, there are 23 MPAs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, nine members of Balochistan Assembly and eight Sindh MPAs who are non-NTN holders.
On the other hand, the data shows that a total of 743 members of national and provincial assemblies are NTN-holders. Out of 342 members of National Assembly, NTNs would be allocated to the non-NTN holders on the basis of Computerised National Identity Card numbers. A separate list of non-NTN holder Senators is also being compiled for issuance of the NTNs.
The FBR has complied the lists on the basis of data collected from nomination papers filed for the general elections 2013 whereas data of winners of reserve seats is being collected.