GST Council Meet: Nirmala Sitharaman to address press conference at 6.30 PM today

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, September 17, 2021, 06:31 PM IST
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Thursday. | (ANI Photo)

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is addressing a press conference at 6.30 PM today on the outcomes of 45th GST Council Meeting.

The Ministry of Finance tweeted about it:

The 45th meeting of the GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising state finance ministers, is the first physical meeting since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The last such meeting took place 20 months ago on December 18, 2019.

Due to the pandemic, the council has been meeting via video-conferencing.

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has extended the concessions to specified drugs used in COVID-19 treatment till December 31, sources told CNBC-TV18 on Friday.

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