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Sri Lanka: Sirisena Calls For More Efficient Tax Collection


Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena said that the current methods of tax collections should be more efficient and systematic for the development of national economy.

Sirisena made the statement during the address of 16th annual meeting of commissioners Association of Inland Revenue held at the Kingsbury Hotel (April 6).

State income, which has to be collected through State Institutions, certain private companies and investment projects have made several issues regarding the failures of such institutes, said Sirisena.

Sirisena also said to improve the citizen’s life style, and create a prosperous economy for them, everyone must fulfill their duties and responsibilities.

To improve the quality of tax collection in Sri Lanka, a number of foreign training sessions are to be introduced to staff members as Sirisena mentioned.

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