Introduces Pakistan’s first eco-friendly electric motorbike.

PM IK Electric Motorbike Launch in First Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the first locally manufactured electric motorbike to promote an environmentally friendly environment in Pakistan.

This e-motorbike has been developed by a Pakistani company JOLTA ELECTRIC. This is an important step towards shifting the country’s automotive industry to electricity.
The e-bike is available in a variety of models, including scooters and sports bikes, which are low cost and do not require much repair.

The feature of this e-bike is that it will save energy and will be able to charge overnight while the special thing about it is that it has neither clutch nor gear.
These Jolta e-bikes will have a speed of 10 to 60 kilometers per hour. These bikes will be able to cover a distance of 60 to 100 kilometers once charged.
These e-bikes have motorized engines that do not emit pistons or fuel.

Inauguration of the e-motorbike is part of the current government’s five-year Pakistan Electric Vehicles Policy 2020-2025, which was approved last year.
The goal of this policy is to increase the share of electric market in passenger cars and heavy vehicles to 30% by 2030 and 90% by 2040.

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government has imposed regulatory duty on the import of mobile phones.

Govt Imposed Regulatory Duty in Mobile Phons

According to the details, mobile phones are going to become more expensive. The government has imposed regulatory duty on the import of mobile phones to encourage the manufacture of mobile phones locally. The amended customs codes have been issued by the Federal Board of Revenue.

Mobile phones up to 30 30 will have a duty of Rs 300 per set, while mobile phones up to 30 to 100 100 will have a duty of Rs 3,000.

In the federal budget, while the customs duty on small mobile phone imports has been increased, the import duty on handsets ranging from 350 to 500 has been reduced from Rs 17,000 to Rs 15,000. Import duty on surplus seats has been reduced from Rs 31,000 to Rs 22,000.

It may be recalled that earlier the government had given a big tax rebate on expensive smartphones. The duty on mobile phones costing less than 500 and more than 350 350 was reduced from Rs 17,650 to Rs 15,000 per set while Rs 500 per set. The duty on mobile phones worth more than a dollar was reduced from Rs 31,520 to Rs 22,000.

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