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Oral Questions - Tuesday 23rd June 2009

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QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

To be raised by the Hon. Ravi Karunanayake when
Parliament meets on Tuesday 23rd June 2009



1.    0011/’09
Hon. Ravi Karunanayake – to ask the Minister of Finance and Planning –

(a)    Will he inform this House –

(i)    all the direct and indirect taxes in operation as of today;

(ii)    the rupee value of the impact of the tax using rates as of today;


(b)    Will he state separately, –

(i)    all the taxes imposed on rice, sugar, dhal, milk powder, wheat flour, petrol, diesel and kerosene oil, canned fish, onions, electricity and bank loan as of today;

(ii)    a comparison of those figures as at, –

(1)    15th August 1994
(2)    15th December 2001
(3)    2nd April 2004
(4)    1st December 2005
(5)    to date


(c)    Will he also state the resource value of the impact of the tax using rates as at today?


(d)    If not, why?

Answer:

The Minister of Finance and Planning requested for two weeks to submit answers to the above questions.



2.    0012/’09
Hon. Ravi Karunanayake – To ask the Minister of Irrigation and Water Management and Minister of Ports and Aviation –

(a)    Will he inform this House –

(i)    the date that the Mihin Air was incorporated;

(ii)    the date it had the first commercial flight; and

(iii)    names of the Directors of Mihin Air from the inception to date?


(b)    Will he state per person and per year basis the emoluments, tickets used on Mihin Airline, tickets paid for on the other airlines and any other perks given to each person?


(c)    Will he also state –

(i)    any other benefits given and has to be given; and

(ii)    the total Net Profit and Gross Profit per month from the date it was operated/


(d)    If not, why?

Answer:

The Chief Government Whip requested for two weeks to submit answers to the above questions.