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GB Traders’ strike enters 3rd day

GB Traders’ strike enters 3rd day

GILGIT: The ongoing shutter-down by the traders of Gilgit-Baltistan entered the third day as talks held among stakeholders failed to break the deadlock on taxes. Anjuman-i-Tajran and Awami Action Committee announced a complete wheel-jam strike on Wednesday while continuing the ongoing shutter-down. Talks held between representatives of Gigit Baltistan Government...

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Government fulfilled demand of business community regarding tax: Akbar Taban

Government fulfilled demand of business community regarding tax: Akbar Taban

GILGIT: Acting Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Akbar Taban says Federal Government has fulfilled the demand of business community by issuing notification for not collecting advance tax on banking transactions. He said that a committee led by Minister for Law and Works Dr Muhammad Iqbal and Parliamentary Secretary Aurangzeb Khan has...

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Chitral’s linguistic, cultural heritage must be preserved

Chitral’s linguistic, cultural heritage must be preserved

ISLAMABAD: While natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes have threatened the people living in remote mountainous areas of the country, they have also threatened the centuries-old indigenous culture and language of these areas too which require urgent attention if they are to be preserved. This was discussed by speakers...

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Captain Shafi of ITP notified as new opposition leader

Captain Shafi of ITP notified as new opposition leader

GILGIT: Speaker Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) notified Captain (r) Muhammad Shafi as the new leader of opposition in GBLA after physically verifying the signatures of the seven members signed the requisition in his favor. The notification mentions that the speaker GBLA has declared to remove Mr. Shah Baig, Leader...

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GB  traders observe shutter-down against tax issue

GB traders observe shutter-down against tax issue

GILGIT: Business and commercial activities in all the ten districts of Gilgit-Baltistan remained suspended on Monday as the trader community observed complete shutdown against the imposition of taxes in Gilgit-Baltistan. The shutdown was called by the Markazi Anjuman-e-Tajran and endorsed by all religious and political parties, lawyers, civil society organizations...

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