On Monday, Excise and Taxation Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that a road checking campaign will be launched against defaulters of vehicle tax and drivers running unregistered vehicles or vehicles on open letter during a meeting at his office. The campaign will begin from Wednesday and wil continue till January 15.
Excise and Taxation Director-General Shabir Ahmed Shaikh said that 11 teams had been created for the campaign, which would be allotted at Mazar-e-Quaid, Sharae Quaid, Muslimabad, Gulistan School, Kharadar, Kemari, Queens Road, Clifton, Bath Island, DHA graveyard, Sun Set Boulevard Road, Tooba Masjid Road, Shaheen Complex, PIDC, Mai Kolachi Bypass, Gulbai , Crown Cinema, Pakola Chowrangi, Pehalwan Goth, PIB Colony, Teen Hatti, Solider Market, Lasbela, Sindh Industrial Trading Estate (SITE), Manghopir Road, Banaras Chowrangi, Hub River Road, Malir Cantonment, Landhi Industrial Area, Saudabad Road, Khokhrapar, Sohrab Goth, Federal B Area, Shafiq Mor, Korangi Industrial Area, Brooks Chowrangi and Singer Chowrangi.
Mukesh KumarChawla directed the staff to wear uniforms and ensure their presence on the roads during the campaign. He also directed that the roads remain open and that all cars be checked one by one.
Chawla requested tax nonpayers to pay their dues and also directed excise department officials to embrace them politely while checking.
Chawla warned that strict action would be taken against those who violate the directives.