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J&K gears up to host GST Council meet

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Minister Haseeb Drabu today took stock of the arrangements made for the Council meeting scheduled to begin here tomorrow.

Drabu visited the SKICC, the venue for the two-day meeting to be presided over by Union Minister Arun Jaitley.

He was accompanied Commissioner Secretary Navin Kumar Choudhary, Director Information Arun Kumar Manhas and other senior officers of the finance, information and other departments.

The Council headed by Jaitley is meeting here to take a final call on the new taxation regime and finalise the rates of different commodities and services.

Around 150 dignitaries, including finance ministers and finance secretaries of all the states, will be attending the crucial meeting.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 20:22 IST