SBP will remain under control of govt: Finance Minister

Govt tables Finance (Supplementary) Bill 2021 in NA

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Islamabad: The Pakistani Ministry of Labour (PTI) government proposed the 2021 Finance (Supplementary) Bill in the National Assembly on Thursday, which aims to implement tax reforms for the country.

The National Assembly meeting was held under the auspices of Asad Qaiser.

During the proceedings, the Lower House of the Parliament approved passed a resolution moved by Babar Awan, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs, to suspend the rules. Later, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin introduced the Supplementary Finance Bill 2021 (Money Budget) in the National Assembly.

The House adopted different resolutions extending various Ordinances for a period of 120 days. These Ordinances include; “the Federal Government Properties Management Authority Ordinance, 2021”, “the Elections (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 2021”, “the Public Properties (Removal of Encroachment) Ordinance, 2021”, “the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021”, “the Pakistan Food Security Flow and Information Ordinance, 2021” and “the Tax Laws (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 2021”.

The House of Representatives passed the resolution amidst the uproar of opposition seats. The opposition protested, called for a boycott of the rally, and chanted anti-government slogans.

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