ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Development Authority Faisal Vawda reacts on ‘Sin Tax’ on Tobacco products.
Faisal Vawda tweets:
I’m a chain cigarette smoker myself and I appreciate all the measures taken by the government to discourage smoking and I understand it’s injurious to health but this term “Gunnah Tax” is inappropriate. If this is gunnah then what would we name and term the actual gunnahs.— Faisal Vawda (@FaisalVawdaPTI) December 4, 2018
WAPDA Minister Faisal Vawda admits he is a chain smoker but terming “Gunnah Tax” or ‘Sin Tax’ is inappropriate.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Led Government appears to be confused about selecting the
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Although majority of the people appreciate the Government’s stance to impose heavy tax on Tobacco Products and Sugary beverages” but critizing government on giving the title of ‘SIN TAX’ makes no sense.
Fareeha Idrees responds Faisal Vawda’s tweet
I think smoking is sin indeed especially those who induce harmful fumes to little children around them are sinful and criminal but that's my personal opinion..how can a government decide what's a sin? Then impose it? That's where there is a problem-— Fe'reeha Idrees (@Fereeha) December 5, 2018
If the Government is serious about health and wants to impose tax on tobacco products and Beverages, it shouldn’t be less than 100% to discourage people from smoking, once for all.
Dear Government please come up with a better name.
Gunnah tax ? ? pic.twitter.com/pIqIHSJnXS— چڑیل_اول✨ (@Churail_Awal) December 4, 2018
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