KARACHI: All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association has declared a countrywide strike opposed to imposition of sales tax by the government. The oil tanker association announced a hit opposed to a government move for imposing 5% of sales tax.
Approximately 400 oil tankers supply petrol and fuel to other regions of the state, adding Sindh on daily base. Oil tankers association spokesman mourned that the government had turned down their request for withdrawing 5% of sales tax. He stated their association pays different kind of tax, any imposition of whatever new tax was sheer injustice.