Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today felicitated the Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu and his team of officers for ensuring adequate constitutional, economic, financial and administrative safeguards for Jammu and Kashmir in the GST regime which will come into force in the state from this midnight.
The CM also felicitated the officers of the Law, Information and other concerned departments for their untiring efforts in this regard, according to an official spokesperson.
The chief minister invited the finance minister and his team of officers, the officers of Law Department and the officers of the Information Department to her office this afternoon over a cup of tea and also to extend personal felicitations to all of them.
The officers invited to the special felicitation event included Commissioner Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary, Commissioner Commercial Taxes, Parvaiz Iqbal Khateeb, Additional Commissioner Commercial Taxes Kashmir, Shamim Ahmad, Additional Commissioner Commercial Taxes Jammu, Anu Malhotra, Director Information Muneer-ul-Islam, Special Secretary Law, Achal Sethi, Additional Commissioner Commercial Taxes (Tax Planning) PK Bhat and others.
The chief minister while felicitating the team of officers expressed the hope that they will continue to work with the same zeal and dedication to facilitate smooth transition to the new tax regime which will immensely benefit the consumers of the state.