Import of COVID relief exempted till Aug 31: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): After attending the 43rd GST Council meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on May 28 said the council has decided to exempt the import of relief items till 31st August 2021. “Issues of COVID-related equipment were one of the items on the agenda that had a very detailed discussion. Many issues were raised & discussed....The Council has decided to exempt the import of relief items till 31st August 2021,” said Sitharaman while addressing a press conference in Delhi. “Due to rising cases of black fungus, Amphotericin B has also been included in the exemption list,” she added.