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No port, vessel related charges on coastal shipping for 6 months: Govt
short by Ashley Paul / on Sunday, 24 July, 2022
Major ports have been directed to exempt coastal shipping operations from port and vessel charges for the next six months, an official statement said on Sunday. Ports, Shipping and Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has also asked states to lower VAT on diesel used by the shipping sector. Sonowal also requested Centre to reduce rates and taxes on fuel for ferries.
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