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At least 1 billion cups of tea are consumed annually in Gilgit-Baltistan

At least 1 billion cups of tea are consumed annually in Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad: People in Gilgit-Baltistan consume at least 1 billion cups of tea every year, according to rough estimates. The population of Gilgit-Baltistan is around 1.5 million. Presuming that 1 million people consume three cups of tea every day, it can be estimated that around 1 billion 9 crore cups of tea...

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Working group of GB council agreed to withdraw taxes from Gilgit-Baltistan

Working group of GB council agreed to withdraw taxes from Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD: The working group of GB Council on Sunday approved the recommendations of the parliamentary committee and representatives of awami action committee (AAC) and Markazi Anjuman-e-Tajran (MAT) to repeal all taxes from Gilgit-Baltistan that has triggered widespread protests in Gilgit-Baltistan. The joint meeting of the working group, parliamentary committee, AAC...

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Oil tankers resume supply for hilly areas of GB, AJK and Chitral

Oil tankers resume supply for hilly areas of GB, AJK and Chitral

ISLAMABAD: The government Wednesday agreed to enhance the freight rates of oil tankers for the hard areas of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral by 30 percent. Since the government has agreed for the upward revision of the oil tankers’ freight rates for the hard areas, therefore All...

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GB Tax Issue: Negotiations successful, long march called off, joint committee to negotiate recommendations with with federal govt

GB Tax Issue: Negotiations successful, long march called off, joint committee to negotiate recommendations with with federal govt

GILGIT: The Parliamentary Committee and representatives of Anjuman-e-Tajran (MAJ) and Awami Action Committee (AAC) on Wednesday formed a joint committee to present the agreed-upon recommendation to the federal government on the ongoing anti-tax issue in Gilgit-Baltistan. Senior Minister Haji Akbar Taban while addressing a press conference in Gilgit said that...

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Thousands march towards Gilgit against taxes

Thousands march towards Gilgit against taxes

GILGIT: Thousands of people from the four districts of Baltistan region left for Gilgit on Tuesday to participate in the protest against the imposition of taxes under Gilgit-Baltistan Adaptation Act 2012. On the other hand, negotiations three rounds of negotiations were held in Gilgit between the parliamentary committee headed by...

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