Proposal Submit to Mr. Ravi Karunanayake during the president visit.
[26 May, 2016]
As always SLAEAJ will help to trade development, between Sri Lanka and Japan with the cooperation of our members to operate result oriented programs to address in automobile industry, spare part and other businesses.
SLAEAJ had a meeting with finance minister Mr. Ravi Karunanayake at Nagoya to address the issues occurred due to recent tax revision. Finance minister had pointed out he had done this tax revision after undergoing on the suggestions given by the two automobile importer associations of Sri Lanka
As the finance minister did not have a chance to meet Sri Lankan Exporters in Japan to have their opinions. He had promised us to make favorable request to our appeal and allowed us to clear vehicles were shipped prior to the date 26th of May at the Sri Lanka port. Further to that, he promised us, will not make any sudden changes to automobile tax scheme.