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Clinton Criticizes Low Rate of Tax Collection in Pakistan

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized Pakistan’s low rate of tax collection, saying more citizens should contribute to national revenue.

“In a country of 180 million people only 2 million people pay income tax,” Clinton said at a town hall meeting in Islamabad today.“You can’t fix the electric grid and do all things necessary if people are not paying taxes.”

To contact the reporter on this story: Indira A.R. Lakshmanan in Islamabad at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Naween Mangi at

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