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Gilgit-Baltistan contractors call off strike

Gilgit Baltistan contractors

By: Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Contractors in Gilgit-Baltistan temporarily called off their strike on Tuesday after the government vowed to settle their grievances regarding the withdrawal of rebate on income and other levies in the region. “We have called it off conditionally for two days,” G-B Contractors Association President Firdous Ahmed told The Express Tribune.“During this period, we hope the matter will be ...

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G-B contractors call strike over withdrawal of tax rebate

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By: Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Contractors in Gilgit-Baltistan have announced a strike after the federal government withdrew rebate on income and other tax in the region. The increase in tax, which is now 7.5%, will be applicable to food items, transport companies and print and electronic media. “This is illegal and, in protest, we have decided to stop work on development projects,” ...

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