‘Country’s economy is in a challenging position’

November 9, 2018

State Minister of Finance Anura Priyadharshana Yapa says the country’s economy is in a challenging position at present.

Speaking at the Finance Ministry premises Parliamentarian Anura Priyadharshana Yapa said serious issues prevail with tax collection methodology in the country and the depreciation of the Rupee.

Meanwhile the Rupee depreciated once again today against the US Dollar.

According to Central Bank data the selling rate of a USD was at 176 rupees and 71 cents.