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Secretary of Finance Ministry summoned to court

2013 Jul 02

The Colombo High Court today (01) issued a notice to Dr.P.B Jayasundara, the Secretary of Finance Ministry, requesting him to appear on court on June 23rd in order to testify pertaining to a VAT tax evasion case.

The Commissioner of Sri Lanka Customs has also been ordered to appear before court.

The particular tax evasion has been identified as the largest VAT tax evasion in the Sri Lanka history. The Customs Department faced a loss of Rs.357 million due to the incident.

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