Cross LoC Traders Union meets Governor

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Sribnagar—A delegation of Salamabad Cross LoC Traders Union led by its President, Sh. Hilal Turki, called on Governor N.N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here Wednesday

The delegation appealed for the Governor’s help in the implementation of certain long pending steps to streamline the cross LoC trade: exemption of taxes for exporting goods under the new GST regime; constitution of a special cell comprising State and Central agencies to monitor trade and traders; verification of traders on yearly basis; conversion of currency at the rate prevailing in the international currency markets on quarterly basis; provision of container based vehicles to traders for exporting goods; provision of a banking system to facilitate trade; construction of an international standard ware house; accountability and balancing of accounts of the cross LOC traders; curbing the menace of proxy trading; security concern of traders in case of finding contraband items in their consignments from the other side; increase in the number of trucks per day; provision of ISD facilities or other means of communication to the traders; installation of full body scanners at TFC Salamabad Uri and CCTV at the TFC and the Kaman Post.

The Governor observed that he would take up their demands with the Union Government and the Chief Minister.

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