Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya today (27th June) requests all the TUs under his ministry and the members to conduct their protest campaign and the conference scheduled for tomorrow without obstructing the general public.
Indirect taxes account for 80 percent of the government’s tax income. This will be brought down to 60 percent within the next two years bringing tangible relief and benefits to the innocent and poor people, Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.
Secretary to the President P. B. Abeykoon under the directive of President Maithripala Sirisena has issued following press release mentioning the actions will be taken by the government on SAITM issue.
Sri Lanka Air Force conducted two medical camps at Madagalthura Shailauththarama Temple and Sri Mahindarama temple in Ayagama recently to assist the recent flood and landslide affected communities, states air force media.
University Students who forcibly entered the Health Ministry during a protest march this week, have damaged property as well as vehicles worth over millions of rupees, said Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratna.