Commonwealth tax administrators meet in Colombo
The 32nd annual conference of the Commonwealth Association of Tax
Administrators (CATA) opens today in Colombo. The six-day conference is
being held at Hotel Galadari, hosted by the Department of Inland
Around 125 highranking officials from revenue authorities from among
48 Commonwealth member countries will attend the conference which will
be opened by the Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Planning and
Ministry of Economic Development, Dr. P.B. Jayasundera.
This is the first time that Sri Lanka is hosting this event.
CATA has been in existence since 1977 when it was established by a
resolution of the Commonwealth Finance Minister's meeting held in
Barbados. Starting with 27 Commonwealth member countries, the membership
of CATA has steadily increased over the years. The membership now stands