Traders should stop strike: chamber [Archives:2007/1017/Local News]

January 18 2007

By: Yemen Times Staff
SANA'A, Jan. 17 ) The Trade and Industry Chamber in Sana'a want traders to end their protest a against the new sales tax law.

Chairman of the Trade and Industry Chamber in the capital, Mahfoudh Shammakh, said his chamber and the cabinet reached an agreement with regard to ending the traders strike.

He pointed out that the proposal, which was accepted by his chamber, came from Prime Minister Abdulqader Bajammal. The proposal was made to accelerate the collection of non-sale taxes as of the beginning of 2006 and forward the sales tax law to a world company in order to study it.

“Today the government is studying the proposal,” Shammakh said