‘FBR, other depts learning from best practices of Korea’

Several government departments including Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) have conveyed to the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) that the Pakistani authorities are learning from international experience and best practices of Korea in the fields of agriculture, livestock, taxation and other areas.

This has been disclosed by tax officials during the Knowledge Sharing Workshop held by the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan office. Beside other government departments, the FBR officials also participated in the workshop. KOICA Alumni Association of Pakistan vice president Naveed Ahmad, Kwon Eunjin Young Professional of KOICA and programme coordinator Muhammad Ali Raza hosted the workshop.

Naveed Ahmad conveyed the sentiments of love and friendship to Korean people from the people of Pakistan. He introduced all the participants to each other and expressed his regards to KOICA Pakistan Office for arranging this fruitful knowledge sharing workshop.

Following introductory session, FBR Deputy Commissioner Qayyum Rani gave a presentation on the topic “Experience of a life time Korea, KOICA-KU”. She shared her experiences regarding her exposure and learning in Korea and useful of that experience after return to Pakistan. Muhammad Qaseem, director animal health from livestock department Lahore gave a presentation on the topic “Enhancing Efficiency of Livestock Sector in Punjab, Pakistan, lessons learnt from Korea”. He explained that after the training from Korea, he contributed a lot for the development of helpline service (9211) for Pakistani farmer.Najeeb Aslam, Deputy Director Local Government and Rural Development Department Lahore shared his work in development of model village in Punjab after attended the training course on Samuel Movement from Korea.