LAHORE: A assembly of the government committee of the Pakistan Flour turbines association has been convened for July 12 (day after today) to discuss the scenario because of imposition of 17 per cent sales tax (ST) on diverse products of wheat.

PFMA Punjab chapter chairman Habibur Rehman Leghari says the government has imposed 17pc sales tax on wheat flour, excellent, bran and subtle flour that would lead to extraordinary rate hike as roti, naan and bakery gadgets might exit of attain of the commoners.

In view of the growing state of affairs, he says, a meeting of the crucial govt frame has been summoned for friday (tomorrow) to take a choice at the levy.

He says that executive body participants from Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in addition to Punjab will attend the assembly.

in the meantime, the Kissan Board Pakistan has announced its assist for shutter-down strike name given via the All-Pakistan Tajir Ittehad Union for July thirteen.

KBP leader Mian Rashid Minhala says the investors are rightly protesting in opposition to the levy of recent and excessive quotes of taxes which, he says, have badly affected the enterprise, agriculture and commerce.

He demanded that the government withdraw the imposition of taxes in any other case human beings belonging to all walks of lifestyles will take to the streets.

published in , July 11th, 2019