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Punjab cabinet decides to withdraw proposed sales tax on intercity buses


LAHORE: The Punjab cabinet on Tuesday decided to withdraw proposed sales tax on inter-city air-conditioned buses, ARY News reported.   

Presiding over the cabinet meeting, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that directed to make an amendment in the finance bill in this regard. He said that the decision would provide a real relief to masses and added that the provincial government would take more steps to provide maximum relief to the people.

The chief minister said, “I am grateful to the cabinet for extending support during a difficult economic situation.”  Appreciating the performance of the cabinet, CM Buzdar said, “The Punjab cabinet members have worked day and night and their hard work is yielding positive results.”

The cabinet meeting also gave approval to MoU about joint financial obligations between the federation and the provinces.

Read More: Govt striving to resolve issues troubling masses: Usman Buzdar

Earlier on June 10, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar had said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led government was striving to resolve the issues confronting the masses.

The chief minister in a statement had said previously, governments kept changing but the condition of the commoners remained unchanged.



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