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Najeeb Haroon

PTI MNA-elect says won’t take salary, perks to lower cost of governance

KARACHI: Already known for paying more tax than all other politicians, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA-elect Najeeb Haroon on Saturday announced not to take salary and other perks after taking oath as a lawmaker in the National Assembly, ARY News reported. Najeeb Haroon, who won from Karachi's NA-256 constituency, announced that he will fulfill the promise made during his election campaign and will not take a single penny as salary or benefits as a Member of National Assembly. "I urge my fellow PTI MNA’s and…

Meet Pakistan’s highest tax payer politician

A quick look into nomination papers submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for 2018 general elections reveals an interesting detail about the taxes the electoral hopefuls paid during last three years. Amongst the uber-rich paying next to nothing in taxes and the richest candidate paying not a single rupee in tax, the man who turns out to be the highest tax payer is no political heavyweight. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)'s Najeeb Haroon, a relatively lesser known political figure, has paid more than…