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Importance and Potential of Fruits production in Gilgit-Baltistan

Importance and Potential of Fruits production in Gilgit-Baltistan

Karim Mohammad Khan According to physicians regular fruit intake prevents many diseases and keeps our body healthy. For example, fresh and dry apricots and its juice are helpful in removing constipation and other stomach related problems. Further, certain amount of walnut and almond intake and usage of its oil can...

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Amnesty scheme notified for transportation of cut timber from Diamer district

Amnesty scheme notified for transportation of cut timber from Diamer district

ISLAMABAD: Gilgit Baltisan Council has notified an amnesty scheme for the disposal of legally and illegally cut timber in Diamer district. The new policy also increases the prevailing royalty rate on all specie by 100%. The notification mentions that this would be the last amnesty scheme and in future all...

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GB traders call off strike, November 23 new deadline

GB traders call off strike, November 23 new deadline

GILGIT:  Following the assurance of provincial government the traders in Gilgit-Baltistan have called off its 3-day shutter-down strike on Wednesday, threatening to go on strike again if the imposed taxes were not withdrawn till November 23. The announcement was made by the representatives of trader bodies and All Parties Core...

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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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