FBR strengthen its capabilities with new Data-Centre and Video Conferencing facility.
The Chairman, FBR, Mumtaz Haider Rizvi today inaugurated two new facilities for FBR, a new state of the art (Tier 3) Data-Center and a new Video Conferencing facility for FBR. The Data Centre is of a Tier-3 category which is said to be the most modern Data-Centre in the Government sector. The new FBR Data Centre can operate around the clock, and has capacity to monitor FBR’s IT systems across Pakistan on a 24/7 basis. FBR Spokesperson, Riffat Shaheen Qazi while highlighting facets of the new facility, said that it also allows FBR the capability to host its own e-mail services that can also be used for facilitating taxpayers. Cutting the tape on the new video conferencing premises the Chairman, Mumtaz Haider Rizvi expressed the hope that this will not only improve communications but also reduce unnecessary tours of senior officers. After cutting the tape Chairman, Mumtaz Haider Rizvi talked to Chief Commissioners and Chief Collectors individually at different cities across Pakistan and also held a joint video conference with them simultaneously. Incharge of the IT Project, Ardsher Tariq , informed that there are 29 video conferencing points at major tax offices across the country and the new facilities will increase the effectiveness of the FBR manifold and add to pace of revenue mobilization in Pakistan.