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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

December 18, 2010 - December 24, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

December 11, 2010 - December 17, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

December 4, 2010 - December 10, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

November 27, 2010 - December 3, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

November 20, 2010 - November 26, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

November 13, 2010 - November 19, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

Despite noisy protests from the opposition and some allies in the ruling coalition, the PPP government has tabled the Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST) bill in Parliament. But it is not clear if the government will be able to garner the votes required to get the bill passed with allies like MQM and ANP opposing it. The government is now believed to have approached the PMLQ for support in getting the bill passed.

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

November 6, 2010 - November 12, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

The government has approved imposition of the Reformed Goods and Services Tax (RGST) at a uniform rate of 15% and have decided to bring a bill in parliament for this purpose. In addition, a one time 10% flood surcharge has been levied on income tax for the remaining six months of the current fiscal. The two measures, which are to come into force by January 1, are expected to yield a revenue of around Rs 65 billion.

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

October 30, 2010 - November 5, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

October 23, 2010 - October 29, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

October 16, 2010 - October 22, 2010

Political and Internal Developments

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