President Maithripala Sirisena stated that an amendment would be made to the VAT increment on next Monday.
The President stated this while addressing the Badulla District Kidney Disease Prevention program held at Girandurukotte yesterday (29) morning.
Elaborating on the matter, President Maithripala Sirisena noted that the VAT increment has affected the daily lives of the people, with the increase in price of goods, therefore following a discussion with the Prime Minister he has decided to bring amendments to the VAT.
He also noted that a meeting would be held next Monday with economic experts and relevant factions concerning the impact of the VAT increment on the lives of people, and thereby make necessary amendments to the VAT to provide relief to the masses.
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