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.
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.
I expressed my view on the recent revision to the regulations on alcohol control to Prime Minister and Finance Minister, and the positive outcomes of my intervention will soon be seen.
— Maithripala Sirisena (@MaithripalaS) January 14, 2018
He also said the positive results of his intervention will be also be seen.
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