Pettah traders join protest against 15 percent VAT increase

schools closed_0_1-415x260Pettah traders today joined the protest against the 15 percent VAT increase causing heavy traffic in the area.

The traders closed shop and took to the streets and demanded that the government reverse the decision to increase the VAT.

Similar protests were held in others parts of the country over the past few weeks. (Colombo Gazette)