The cabinet approval was granted to enacting laws to prevent illegal touts in airports. Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva submitted the cabinet memorandum in this regard. It was decided to publish the bill drafted to amend the Civil Aviation Act No 14 of 2010 and to present in parliament for approval on the above purpose. Meanwhile, the recent budget proposals suggested to increase taxes on imported teledrama, films and Commercial Programmes. Accordingly, the cabinet granted its approval to present the Gazette Extraordinary No. 2044/21 dated 07.11.2017 in parliament for approval on the above purpose. Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera had submitted the cabinet memorandum in this regard.