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ECC approves Telecom Policy 2015 with greater vision

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved the Telecom Policy 2015 designed to attract investment and innovation in the sector. The policy includes various new elements such as competition framework, spectrum strategy, spectrum sharing, satellite communication, which were not present in earlier policies. The vision articulated in the policy is availability of universal, affordable and quality telecommunication services provided through…Read More

ECC reviews proposal for exemption on ING import

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) here has considered the proposal for exempting LNG import from Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) and GST. The proposal was submitted by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources for exempting LNG import from GIDC and GST. Federal Minister for Finance Senator, Muhammad Ishaq Dar chaired the meeting of the ECC in Islamabad at the Prime Minister’s Office. The chair after deliberations accorded…Read More