Mobilink hails decision on SMS tax withdrawal - News

KARACHI: Mobilink, the country's leading cellular company and part of Orascom Telecom has hailed the government's decision to withdraw the proposed 20 paisa Federal Excise Duty on SMS. Mobilink also appreciated the support and foresight of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to create a taxation environment that was beneficial to the consumers and the progress and development of the telecom sector in the long run. Director Public Relations Mobilink, Omar Manzur said, "The telecom industry has shown tremendous growth during the past decade and has been able to channel enormous foreign investments into the country. staff report