SC summons authorities over heavy taxes levied on petro products

10:32 AM | 1 Jul, 2018
SC summons authorities over heavy taxes levied on petro products
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ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) took suo moto notice on Saturday of heavy taxes levied on petroleum products, electricity and gas bills.

The apex court has summoned reply in this regard whereas notices have been issued to Attorney General (AG), Pakistan State Oil (PSO), National Electric and Power Regulatory Authority, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA).

Moreover, a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar has also been constituted which would assume hearing of the Suo Moto notice on July 5.

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