Cabinet approves Rs. 5,000 allowance for low-income families for festive season

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Minister Gamini Lokuge says that the Cabinet has approved to provide a special allowance of 5,000 rupees to low-income earning families for the festive season.

The Cabinet of ministers at the meeting held last night (28) has approved to grant the special allowance for a period of two months.

Speaking to media, the Minister said that 3.1 million identified low-income families will receive this allowance as a bonus for the upcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

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