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[Asia, Pakistan] Tax directory reveals names of top corporate taxpayers

In tobacco sector, Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited paid tax of Rs 2,014,044,649 during tax year 2015 as compare to tax payment of Rs 118,924,543 by Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 10, 2016 20:34

[Asia, Pakistan] Illegal tobacco products abound in market

Over 25 laws exist for checking illegal cigarette trade alone with 13 law enforcing agencies responsible for cracking down on tax evaders, smugglers, counterfeit brand manufacturers who inflict loss of billions on the national exchequer per annum, but the
The News (pk)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:00

[Asia, Pakistan] Senators oppose bill to ban tobacco advertisements

Members and the chair of the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) on Tuesday said they were not in favour of a bill for banning tobacco advertisements and expressed sympathy with tobacco companies, growers and retailers.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:38

[Asia] ‘23.9 million Pakistani adults use tobacco’

out of which 6% are women. According to a report, 15.6 million Pakistanis smoke tobacco and males between the ages of 15-49 were more likely to use tobacco as compared to women. “Tobacco kills 6 million people around the world out of which 80% deaths oc
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:29

[Asia, Pakistan] NA takes up ECP members’ salary bill today

PTI members Aqib Ullah and others would raise the issue of expiry of tenure of the board of directors of the Pakistan Tobacco Board, low rate of tobacco crop and refusal of tobacco companies, including Pakistan Tobacco Company and Philip Morris, to purcha
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:21


The report urged for immediately implementation of Article 13 that comprehensively bans tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship and Article 11 of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control which calls for plain packaging.
Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (pk)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:04

[Asia, Pakistan] Senate body to consider Prohibition of Smoking Bill today

Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination will meet today (Wednesday) to consider the Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-smokers Health (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 8, 2016 15:21

[Afghanistan, Asia, Pakistan] Smuggled cigarettes causing Rs24b loss

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally popular cigarette brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan. A report by Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association (TFWA) estimates an annua
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:58

[Afghanistan, Asia] Pakistan losing billions in revenues due to sale of smuggled cigarettes

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in the annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally renowned brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan...brands like Benson & Hedges, Dunhill, Marlboro, Pine etc. are proliferating am
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27

[Asia, Pakistan] Non-tax paid cigarettes causing Rs24bn annual loss to exchequer

More than 1.6 billion illegal (non-tax paid) cigarettes are smoked on an average every month in Pakistan. “Approximately, one out of every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan is illicit which is 137 basic points higher than the global average,” accordin
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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