AJK Cabinet approves tax amnesty scheme

AJK Cabinet in its meeting held in Muzaffarabad on Tuesday approved tax amnesty scheme on the pattern of Pakistan.

Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan presided over the meeting.

Under the scheme, people of the state will declare their foreign and local assets voluntarily which will fall under tax net.

The cabinet approved Foreign Estate Ordinance 2018, Voluntary Declaration of Domestic Ordinance 2018 and Reorganization of AJK Information Technology Board.

The cabinet also approved Allopathic System Act 2017. Under this act, neither non-registered doctors will not be allowed to prescribe medicines to patients nor unregistered surgeons to operate.

Addressing the meeting, AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan said all possible steps would be taken for enhancing revenue of the state. We will limit our expenditures in available resources. The government functionaries have to show sagacity following financial autonomy.

The cabinet also approved number of resolutions. The resolutions invited the attention of the United Nations towards gross human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir and welcomed constitution of fact finding mission. The resolution termed this act as a major breakthrough on the Kashmir issue.

Source: Radio Pakistan