He was explaining imposing new tax on salary class up to 35 percent during his budget briefing with his fellow ministers sitting along with him.
The Rs. 3.4 trillion budget for the country was announced last evening.
“How could these 4200 persons play with fate of 180 million people. If they have been blessed with wealth, they should pay the taxes happily,” the minister said on harsh response on Twitter.
Referring to imposing taxes on Hajj pilgirms, he made it clear that the tax was imposed on tour operates and not on pilgrims.
“The budget deficit will be taken to 04 percent by 2016,” he further said.