Sun. Dec 5th, 2021

GB traders protest against imposition of taxes

GILGIT: Traders across Gilgit-Baltistan observed shutter-down and wheel jam strike on Thursday, protesting the imposition of taxes in Gilgit-Baltistan under GB Tax Adaptation Act 2012.

The strike on Thursday remained successful in 8 districts of the region whereas traders in Diamer and Astore districts have announced to join the strike on Friday.

The protest call was given by Anjuman-i-Tajran and Awami Action Committee (AAC) and backed by all major political and religious parties in Gilgit- Baltistan.

Meanwhile, protesters at Skardu’s Yadgar Chowk called on the government to withdraw all taxes imposed in Gilgit-Baltistan under GB Tax Adaptation Act 2012.

The trade bodies have announced the protests till the government meets their demands.

Watch the video Report Prepared by Rajab Ali Qamar from Skardu

 

Also Watch the video Report Prepared by Abdul Rahman Bukhari from Gilgit

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