Joint Opposition ready to seek legal action if necessary

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 19:16

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The Joint Opposition states that it would take legal action against the government, if it presents the VAT amendments with the intention of collecting backdated tax.

Former Minister G.L. Peiris stated this while addressing a media conference held in Colombo today.

Meanwhile, MP Bandula Gunawardana noted during the same media conference that the government should introduce a higher tax on cigarettes.

 Former Minister G.L. Peiris also noted that the UNP has already dominated the SLFP, while MP Bandula Gunawardana approved the comment.