Traders in Matara close shops and protest against VAT increase

hartal-keralaTraders in Matara closed their shops today and staged a protest against the recent VAT increase.

Day-to-day activities in Matara were affected with the closure of most shops in the Matara town.

The owners of the shops took to the streets and staged a protest demanding that the increase on the VAT be reversed.

Similar protests were staged in other parts of the country as well over the past few days. (Colombo Gazette)


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