(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – All public sector employees will be paid a special interim monthly allowance of Rs 2,500 from July 1, 2019.
This was announced by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera in the Budget 2019. A circular has been issued by the Public Administration and Disaster Management Ministry with the consent of the Treasury to all secretaries to ministries. Chief Provincial Secretaries and the Heads of Departments. The payment of the Cost of Living allowance of Rs 7800.00 will be continued with the new allowance from July 1.