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Thursday, 16 June 2016 - 13:57
VAT Increase: Galle Traders Stage Protest
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Many of the Shops in Galle have been closed today as a protest against the government’s move to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) to 15%.

Hence, most of the shops in Galle remained closed today. Our reporter says that 85% of the Galle shops were found closed.

The protest has been organized by the Galle District Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board.

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