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The government has waived value added tax on metro rail tickets for a year to ‘ease travelling cost’ for the public transport.
In a recent special order, the National Board of Revenue removed VAT on metro rail tickets until Jun 30, 2024.
The government has yet to impose VAT on the tickets since the service was launched in December last year, according to an NBR official.
The NBR said in the order that metro rail would play a ‘significant role’ in resolving traffic jams in the city and help in saving work hours.
It also said the move was made in an effort to popularise the mode of transport in the initial stages.