While exempting electric cars, a Carbon Tax will be imposed on directly fossil-fueled vehicles including petrol cars from January 1, Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) Commissioner General A.H.K. Jagath Chandrasiri said today.
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa says there is a clear danger of a collapse in the economy and breakdown in the governmental mechanism of the country, due to the UNP led government and irrational provisions of the 19th Amendment.
President Maitripala Sirisena said that moves will be taken to fulfill the aspirations of the people, who came forward with a political revolution in 2015.The President was speaking at the ceremony to commission the Kaluganga Reservoir and Laggala Green Town at Laggala yesterday.
The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Pakistan Mr Noordeen Mohmed Shaheid has said that Sri Lanka would increase its mutual trade volume in favour of Pakistan, saying that Sri Lanka was much keen to establish strong mutual trade ties with Pakistan.