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Online travel tax payment service launched

Online travel tax payment service launched

Online payment system for travelers introduced for the tourists. Now, the tourists can pay tax using the online services of Sonali Bank. The system was unveiled by National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem at a ceremony in a city hotel on Saturday (Jan 25), local media reported.

Speaking on the occasion, the NBR Chairman said initially land and water-way travelers could get chance to avail the facility. “We would introduce the service for air traveler soon,” he added.

Muneem hoped that the initiative would reduce the hassle of travelers, as they would be able to pay tax using different payment modes such as VISA, Master, American Express cards and mobile wallets.

Banks and Financial Institutions Division Senior Secretary Md Asadul Islam, Security Service Division Secretary Md Shahiduzzaman, Sonali Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Md Ataur Rahman and NBR Member Kanan Kumar Roy were present at the ceremony.