KARACHI: The Cable Operators Association has demanded the government to provide financial incentives and waive of taxes on the cable industry for the next decade.
This was stated by Chairman Cable Operators Khalid Arain who was addressing where he said that he had apprised Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah over the problems faced by the cable industry, which was providing quality entertainment at a nominal fee which has also not been increased.
He thanked the Chief Minister for ordering the Sindh Board of Revenue (BoR) for tax exemptions for three years. He also thanked Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto and former President Asif Zardari for the tax amnesty.
He requested Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to provide similar incentive to cable operators in his province. He also urged the provincial and federal government to assist them to switch over to newer technology.