Sri Lanka’s Government to cancel tax breaks given to casinos: Prime Minister

Jan 29, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister said that government has decided to withdraw tax concessions given to three new casino projects. The projects are by Queensbury Leisure Ltd, Lake Leisure Holdings (Private) Limited and
Waterfront Properties Ltd., a project by John Keells Holdings. We took several serious decision about casinos during the cabinet meeting held yesterday, Ranil Wickramasinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka said.

“They can carry on all their other activities and get the tax concessions for them.

Tax breaks for casinos only will be withdrawn,he said.