Petrol, diesel levies anulled after Jan. 8-Champika

18 December 2014 08:01 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The petrol and diesel levies will be annulled after the January 8, 2015 under the government of Maithripala Sirisena, said Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) General Secretary and former minister Champika Ranawaka.

“Being a compassionate president, Mahinda Rajapaksa levies of Rs.52 on one litre of petrol and Rs.17 on one litre of diesel from the people,” he said. 


People will gain lots of relief after the levy is removed, he said.

  Comments - 7

  • WK Costa Friday, 19 December 2014 10:23 AM

    He has to find another tax source to cover the government expenditure

    Kasthuri Friday, 19 December 2014 11:11 AM

    Pity politics !. Nowadays, MS looks a like Santa-clause!

    perera Friday, 19 December 2014 11:46 AM

    Dear CostaAnother tax source will be stopping corruption.Huge income

    leelaratne perera Friday, 19 December 2014 11:49 AM

    Another tax souce is stopping corruption.huge saving

    dcn Friday, 19 December 2014 12:04 PM

    Look forward to.

    sri Friday, 19 December 2014 05:45 AM

    Due to low demand the world oil prices have not been this low for the last past 5 years as per world news. This should have been reduced !

    nadarajah Friday, 19 December 2014 05:58 AM

    pl look into all aspects and rectify

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