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Intelectual point out that the country needs a suitable tax policy

Prof. of Colombo university Venerable Wijithapura Wimalarathana thera pointed out that the country needs a suitable tax policy. All should pay taxed to continue the public services. However, some opposition elements are attempting to gain political mileage by highlighting the tax increase. The thero made these remarks participating in a programme over the SLBC this morning.
Joining the programme Member of the UNP Working Committee Lasantha Gunawardena says, the present government has been able to win the economic challenges of the country even amidst severe natural disasters. Former President Mahinda Rajapakse held the election two years in advance as he had many problems regarding the economic management. The present government has to build up the broken economy of the country.