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Bahrain Approves Pending Protocol to Tax Treaty with Pakistan — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

On 25 February 2020, the Bahrain Council of Representatives approved the law for the ratification of the pending protocol to the 2005 income tax treaty with Pakistan. The protocol, signed 9 April 2019, updates the definition of "competent authority" for both States and replaces the articles on Shipping and Air Transport and Exchange of Information. The protocol will enter into force and generally apply once the ratification instruments are exchanged.