| GEO Pakistan|
| Flood-hit areas of Punjab get tax relief|
| Updated at: 1720 PST, Saturday, July 31, 2010|
LAHORE: The Government of Punjab exempted the flood-stricken areas of province from agricultural tax.
This decision was made in a meeting chaired by PML-N chief Mian Nawaz Sharif.
Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, ministers, chief secretary and high officials attended the meeting.
The Punjab government was directed to form committee so that relief goods could be dispatched to the flood-hit Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Later, Punjab government’s spokesman Pervaiz Rashid told media that Mian Nawaz Sharif will visit the calamity- hit areas soon.