President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Skills Development and Vocational Training Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe at the inauguration of National School of Business Management (NSBM) at Malabe yesterday (26).

VAT passed

112 for, 46 against, 65 absent

By Saman Indrajith

The Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill was passed in Parliament yesterday with a majority of 66 votes.

The bill received 112 votes in favour and 46 against while 65 MPs were absent.

MPs of the Joint Opposition and the JVP voted against the bill.
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