Gov’t to Lower Tax on Agricultural Produce ‘Gradually’

تم نشره في Tue 27 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
  • The Farmers protest across the street from the Parliament building in Amman - (AlGhad)

AMMAN —AlGhad— Official sources confirmed to AlGhad that the government has decided to lower taxation gradually on agricultural produce, after the meeting with Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi yesterday, Monday.

The sources also confirmed that the farmers union will be informed of the decision today, Tuesday, so that they would suspend their strike.

Meanwhile, the farmers defence committee said that the farmers will continue their protests and strike until an official government statement is made publicly.

The suspension of the strikes and protests is the committee’s decisions, it reaffirmed, and that any such decision is taken with the approval of the farmers and associations invested.