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Turkish Ambassador Pays Follow-up visit to IGP on PIKM Regulation

Turkish Ambassador Pays Follow-up visit to IGP on PIKM Regulation By Kembay Police Headquarters George Street Freetown, Wednesday 28th February, 2024 Her Excellency the Turkish Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Madam Sibel Erkan has visited the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr. William Fayia Sellu to know the SLP stands on the Police Coordination and Cooperation Center (PIKM), ahead of the 5-6 May and 15-17 July, 2024 OIC meetings in Banju and Yaounde respectively.  In her presentations, Her Excellency Madam Erkan discloses that, her visit was to know if the SLP is interested in being part of the Police Coordination and Cooperation Center (PIKM) establishment following the 13th Summit  heads of States and Government of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The PIKM she went on to explained would be established to combat terrorism, extremism, organised crime and to strengthen capacities of PIKM members states.  "For the Center to become op

NRA commissioner general engages mobile network companies on the GST levied on Mobile Money


COMMISSIONER GENERAL DIALOGUES WITH MOBILE COMPANIES ON THE GST FEES ON MOBILE MONEY.

8th September, 2023.

After a week of heated public debate on the GST fees on mobile money, the Commissioner General, Ibrahim Brima Swaray has met with the major Mobile Companies in a bid to address the confusion around the GST fees charged on mobile money. 

The meeting came after mobile companies circulated a message to mobile money customers of an eminent increase in the fees charge on mobile money service. As an institution responsible for revenue generation, the NRA was obliged to make certain provisions of the law clear on the goods and services Act as well as the Finance Act of 2023.

The debate was however exacerbated when the NRA  clearly cited their position in a public notice in so far as regulations on GST is concerned. As an institution, the NRA values the ideals of the public private partnership and would want to continue to protect a cordial relationship between the NRA and the Tele- Communication companies. 

So on Friday 8th September 2023, Ibrahim Brima Swarray met with the companies to discuss the way forward on the issue. After lengthy discussions, both parties have agreed to meet again sometimes next week to come up with a position that will certainly be on interest to the people of Sierra Leone. 

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