KTMF raises trade-related issues with FinMin

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 18: A delegation of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) today raised several trade-related issues with Finance Minister, Abdul Rahim Rather. 
The delegation headed by President, KTMF, Muhammad Yaseen Khan urged the Finance Minister to bring Shawls, Towels and embroidered unstitched clothing items under zero taxation categories.
“Prior to this year’s budget these items were not taxed but now they are being levied,” Khan said.
“Finance Minister assured us that he will look into the matter,” Khan said.
The delegation which included Advisor KTMF, Muhammad Aslam Mattoo, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Farooq Ahmad Shah and Abdul Majid took up the issue of alleged harassment by Commercial Tax officials at Lakhanpur check post.
Giving details about the meeting Khan said: “We appealed the FM to issue necessary directions to the Commercial Tax officials not to harass valley-based traders.”
Khan added that the minister assured them that he will look into the matter and direct officials to behave in a friendly manner with traders.

Lastupdate on : Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 19 Jul 2013 00:00:00 IST




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