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To Brussels With A Begging Bowl ….

May 19, 2010 8:01:45 AM - thecolombotimes.com


A special delegation of government representatives went to Brussels yesterday (18th) to request for the ‘Development-Generalized System of Preferences’ (GSP) tax relief for 7200 items produced in Sri Lanka including garments. The special delegation includes Secretary to the Foreign Ministry Romesh Jayasinghe, Attorney General Mohan Peiris and Secretary to the Ministry of Finance P.B. Jayasundara. Another delegation visited Brussels in March this year to request for GSP+.