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The tax on potatoes has been deducted by Rs.15 per kilogram with immediate effect by the Finance and Planning Ministry in an attempt to bring down the prices of consumer items during the festive season, the Finance and Planning Ministry announced a short while ago. 
 
The announcement also said the Ministry will take measures to keep prices of rice, chicken, onion, dhal, sugar and eggs steady during the festive season. (SAJ)

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  • Citizen Monday, 12 December 2011 11:57 AM

    MERRY CHRISTMAS Eat Potatoes and enjoy

    buffaloa citizen Monday, 12 December 2011 12:34 PM

    All humbug and too late. This should have been done at least one month ago as all shipments arrive by sea. The traders have already cleared goods for the festive season.

    hamid Monday, 12 December 2011 04:12 PM

    taxs should be redused on all food items immediatley, not only potatoes.


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