The Vehicle import ban to continue for another six months

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The Secretary to the Ministry of Finance S.R. Attygalle has said that the importation of vehicles will not be allowed for another six to seven months. The Treasury Secretary is of the view that vehicle importation should not be given priority at this moment. Sri Lanka has banned vehicle imports since March 2020 to manage its weak foreign-currency reserves amidst the worst economic crisis the country has experienced due to the COVID epidemic.

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