State to look into the cost of living


Government is looking into the increase in the cost of living even when prices of fuel and essential foods are decreased.

Addressing a gathering in an event in Colombo, Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said a group is attempting to put the current government in a hard position by making an issue of the recently increased VAT.

He also said the President and Prime Minister has discussed with businessmen regarding the country’s cost of living.