Red chillies, iodised salt, bread, infant milk: 17pc sales tax on import, supply abolished

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Updated 14 January 2022

Red chillies, iodised salt, bread, infant milk: 17pc sales tax on import, supply abolished

January 14: Business Recorder reported TFederal Board of Revenue has defined “digital means” in the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 for the corporate sector for switching over to digital mode of payment and abolished 17 percent sales tax on import and supply of red chillies, iodised salt, breads, imported bicycles, and locally-manufactured preparations (milk/cereals) for infant (up to Rs500 per 200 grams). Read More I 


Cotton yarn worth $1.006b exported from Pakistan in 10 months

Updated 27 May 2022

Cotton yarn worth $1.006b exported from Pakistan in 10 months

May 27: Exports of cotton yarn from Pakistan during 10 months of the current financial year grew by 22.11pc as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year, Daily Times reported Friday

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Pakistan-West Indies ODI series shifted to Multan

Updated 27 May 2022

Pakistan-West Indies ODI series shifted to Multan

May 27: Pakistan and West Indies ODI series has been shifted to Multan from Rawalpindi, Dunya News reported Friday.

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UN honors fallen Pakistani peacekeepers

Updated 27 May 2022

UN honors fallen Pakistani peacekeepers

May 27: The United Nations honored on Thursday 117 military, police, and civilian personnel from 42 countries, including six Pakistani peacekeepers, who lost their lives serving under the UN flag last year, at a solemn ceremony at the UN headquarters, Express Tribune reported Friday.

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Pakistani activist Tanzila Khan wins Amal Clooney Women's Empowerment Award

Updated 27 May 2022

Pakistani activist Tanzila Khan wins Amal Clooney Women's Empowerment Award

May 27: Pakistani activist and entrepreneur Tanzila Khan has been awarded the Amal Clooney Women's Empowerment Award winner at The Prince's Trust Awards 2022 for her work on increasing women's access to menstrual, pregnancy, and reproductive health products, Dawn reported Friday.

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Asian Bank to fund projects worth $2bn in Pakistan

Updated 27 May 2022

Asian Bank to fund projects worth $2bn in Pakistan

May 27: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday said that projects worth $2 billion for Pakistan would be finalized after consultation with the private and public sectors, Dawn reported on Friday.

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