President to repeal amendments in ‘Excise Ordinance’ (VIDEO)

President to repeal amendments in ‘Excise Ordinance’ (VIDEO)

Written by Lahiru Fernando

14 Jan, 2018 | 5:48 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has said he will take measures to repeal the amendments brought in to the excise ordinance in the coming days.

Three days ago (January 11), the Ministry of Finance issued an extraordinary gazette with a list of revised times for liquor store openings.

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On his official Twitter account, the Head of State said he has informed the PM and the minster of Finance on his stance with regard to the recent amendments.

He also said the positive results of his intervention will be also be seen.

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