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Tahir hails decision to withdraw auto import SRO

Tahir hails decision to withdraw auto import SRO

LAHORE – Former Executive Committee Member of Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM) Tahir Javaid Malik has hailed the Commerce Ministry decision to withdraw SRO regarding used cars import under personal baggage, gift and transfer of residence schemes.
In a press statement issued here on Friday, Tahir Javaid Malik said that the decision would go a long way and local vending industry would get a new lease of life. He said that the

Japanese business hails corporate tax cut plan

TOKYO: Japan’s top business lobby on Tuesday hailed a government plan to shave five percentage points off corporate tax as “a first step” towards revitalising the nation’s fragile economy.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan said late Monday that his centre-left government planned next year to cut the tax from 40.7 percent to boost investment, keep companies from moving abroad, create jobs and boost wages.
He did not explain how the government would make up for the revenue shortfall at

Sammy hails Bravo as series drawn

PALLEKELE: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Darren Bravo’s highly impressive performances were chief among a number of plus points his team could take from the drawn Test series against Sri Lanka.
The three-match series ended 0-0 on Sunday following rain-hit Tests in Galle, Colombo and Pallekele and they now head into the one-dayers.
“Bravo’s batting was one of the positives. He was in his debut Test series and scored a half-century every time he batted,” Sammy said

Poland hails Russian blame for Stalin over WWII killings

WARSAW: Poland on Friday hailed the Russian parliament’s declaration blaming Joseph Stalin for a World War II massacre, a week before Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev makes an official visit.
“This is a good step, and an important sign,” Poland’s speaker of parliament Grzegorz Schetyna told reporters, noting that the acknowledgement that the Soviet dictator personally ordered the Katyn massacre of Polish officers came just over a week before Medvedev visits.

Legal fraternity hails Justice Ijaz’s nomination as new LHC CJ

LAHORE: The legal fraternity, including Lahore High Court (LHC) judges, have welcomed the nomination of Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry by the Judicial Commission as the next LHC chief justice (CJ).
He would assume the post after sitting LHC CJ Khawaja Muhammad Sharif would retire on December 8 after reaching the age of superannuation. After receiving news of Justice Ijaz’s elevation, all LHC judges , gathered in Justice Ijaz’s chamber and congratulated him on his elevation.

Schwarzenegger hails Russia on high-tech mission

MOSCOW: California governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, on Monday led a high-powered delegation of tech executives to Russia, praising President Dmitry Medvedev as a visionary for moving to a high-tech future. The delegation includes figures like former Intel chairman Craig Barrett and leading executives from companies like Google, Microsoft and Oracle.
Schwarzenegger was taken by Medvedev to the site of one of his most ambitious projects, the creation Russian equivalent of Silicon