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New Delhi : Union Minister for Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley will chair the 16th meeting of the GST Council scheduled for June 11, 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan in the national capital.

The day long meeting will also be attended among others by the Finance Ministers of different States and UTs (having elected assembly) being the members of the GST Council. The main agenda  of the 16th GST Council Meeting include confirmation of the minutes of the 15th GST Council meeting held on June 3, 2017, approval of amendments to draft GST Rules and Rate Adjustment, if any, based on the representations received from different trade and industry and their associations, according to a PIB release.

This meeting will be important in the sense that the GST Law is going to be rolled-out with effect from July 1, 2017.

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