No salaries for cabinet ministers for one year

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Cabinet Ministers have agreed to perform their duties without receiving ministerial salaries for one year as proposed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

A proposal submitted by the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe regarding the work of the Cabinet Ministers without receiving the salaries for a period of one year has received the cabinet approval.

Speaking during the weekly Cabinet media briefing in Colombo today, Cabinet Spokesman Minister Bandula Gunawardena said the ministers had also decided to forgo their ministerial salaries due considering the prevailing economic problems in the country.

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