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PTA withdraw tax on incoming international telephone calls

No tax on incoming international calls

Lahore (Breaking News / TheNews / Tuesday, December 4, 2012) – Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has announced to abolish the tax on incoming international telephone calls.

PTA decided to remove tax on incoming phone calls

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority – PTA has issued a notification regarding the abolishing of the tax.

PTA has cancelled the agreement made with LDI operators on September 25. It was according to this agreement that international incoming calls were taxed. PTA officials said the decision was made in light of the court’s order.

The Lahore High Court (LHC) had earlier sought a reply from the PTA regarding the levy of an additional tax on incoming international telephone calls and had issued a stay order.

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  1. still the same rates. why PTA not issuing notifications???????? does anyone know hoe to contact talk show host or media or supreme court to bring attention .plz if anyone know do something for the sake of all overseas pakistanis

  2. what is latest update.hearing of 14.1.2013.today lhc decided that pta chairman farooq awan appointment is not legal.

  3. thanks zardaari if u will not reduce call rate any bady not like u in farner

  4. Still same rate.Rate didn’t decreased yet

  5. when are the call rates going bak to normal???

  6. Good News he lkn ye rates kab se start hngy abee tak same prb h…
    when are the call rates going bak to normal???

  7. still no implementation

  8. still same charges charged by pta.12.12.2012

  9. Decision hasn’t been implemented yet. I’m still making very expensive calls to Pak. Ok. Chief Justice has made the decision but for how long we have to wait for this decision to be implemented OR it’ll never be implemented. It’ll be miracle if the decision is honored in my beloved country of Pakistan.
    Anyway… has anyone idea when this will happen ?

  10. ALLAH pta walo ko hadayth da

  11. PTA has denied to withdraw this tax……..aj ki khabar parho. ..:(

  12. ??? kab shuru hoga

  13. what time will it change back?

  14. Good News. Thank you very much LHC . Allah judge sab ko lumbi umer aor sahat tandrusti day. Ameen

  15. when are the call rates going bak to normal???

  16. Great deal for Pakistan please contact today

  17. alhumdo lila kuch to kese ko to ehsas howa hum mosafro ka

    • PTA denied to withdraw this tax…….abhi khatam nahi hua aor hi ho ga

  18. mubarik ho sub ko but ye new rate kab stared ho ge

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