Special trade tax imposed on imported fish has been increased from yesterday. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse as the Minister of Finance has made this decision to uplift the local fishermen and protect the industry. Accordingly, from midnight last night the tax for a kilo of imported fish will be ten percent of the value or 150 rupees. Previously the tax for a kilo of imported fish was ten percent of the value or 25 rupees.
- The first T-20 between Sri Lanka Vs West Indies today
- The President has ordered relevant authorities to provide fertilizer to farmers without any shortages for the forthcoming Yala season