Tag: Withdraw

Tahir hails decision to withdraw auto import SRO

LAHORE - Former Executive Committee Member of Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM) Tahir Javaid Malik has hailed the Commerce Ministry decision to withdraw SRO regarding used cars import under personal baggage, gift and transfer of residence schemes.
In a press statement issued here on Friday, Tahir Javaid Malik said that the decision would go a long way and local vending industry would get a new lease of life. He said that the

Senate body asks govt to withdraw GST on food items, medicines

ISLAMABAD: Finalising its recommendations, the Senate Standing Committee on Finance has unanimously asked the government to withdraw sales tax on food items, medicine and education-related stationery material, as proposed in the Reformed General Sales Tax Bill 2010.
The committee also asked the government that flood surcharge should not be imposed on people or firms having annual income less than Rs 500,000.
The committee said that all the above-mentioned items were part and

PM snubs ministers, asks Kazmi to withdraw defamation notice

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday asked Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi to take back the Rs 100 million defamation notice he had sent to Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati over corruption allegations pertaining to haj arrangements.
The prime minister telephoned both the ministers and directed them to refrain from issuing statements against each other as an enquiry has already been initiated to fix the

‘Govt won’t withdraw executive order’

ISLAMABAD: The government has no intention of withdrawing its notification of March 16, 2009, Attorney General of Pakistan Maulvi Anwarul Haq told the Supreme Court on Monday.
Appearing before a 17-member larger bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry which was hearing a suo motu case pertaining to media reports alleging the government of contemplating the withdrawal of the March 16, 2009 notification reinstating the superior judiciary, the AG informed the court