Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

‘We need to collect taxes like a bee taking nectar from a flower’ -PM Mahinda Rajapaksa

HT Agency

Sri Lanka:¬†Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa stressed that the government should not burden people when collecting taxes. Stressing the need to simplify the taxes, he said that it is the responsibility of the government to collect taxes on people’s ability.”We need to collect taxes like a bee taking nectar from a flower,” he said. The Prime Minister said that the current fuel price formula should also be changed.

Rajapaksa says the fuel price formula will be reviewed. He said the formula cannot continue in its present form so there needs to be a change.

 

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