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Thursday, 07 July 2016 - 12:33
Protest against VAT in Rathnapura and Hambanthota Districts
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The merchants of Hambantota and Ratnapura districts launched protests against the increase in VAT on retail and whole sale trade.

Our provincial correspondents stated that merchants in Kalawana, Balangoda and Ambilipitiya in the Ratnapura district and their fellow traders in Middeniya, Tissamaharamaya, Hungama and Ambalantota in Hambantota district have closed their shops to show solidarity towards the protest.

Similar protests against VAT were held earlier in Galle, Matara, Anuradhapura, Kadawatha, Bandarawela and Gampaha.

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