Lawmakers to pay toll tax now


ISLAMABAD: The National Highways Authority (NHA) on Friday announced that all national and provincial lawmakers would henceforth pay toll tax while travelling on the highways.

NHA also issued a notification to remove the immunity to lawmakers from paying the road tax.

All senators, National Assembly and provincial assembly members will now be liable to pay the toll tax, whereas the exemption for ambulances, fire brigades, high courts’ judges and Pakistan Armed Forces will remain unchanged, the notification read.