Srinagar: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday thanked the Jammu and Kashmir government for the outstanding arrangements made for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) council meet that began in Srinagar.
The 14th GST Council meet chaired by Jaitley began on Thursday morning.
Finance Ministers, Finance Secretaries and taxation officials of various states and union territories participated in the meeting where tax slabs for services and commodities would be determined for the entire country.
The council meeting began with a two-minute silence as a tribute to Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave who passed away in New Delhi.
When the GST council started its deliberations for the day, Jaitley thanked state Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu for making arrangements for the final leg of the GST council meet.
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