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    Citizens over 100 years to get monthly allowance of Rs.5000

    April 05, 2018

    Sri Lankan citizens over 100 years of age will receive a monthly allowance of Rs.5000, the Government   announced yesterday. A proposal made by the Minister of Social Empowerment and Welfare and Kandyan Heritage S.B Dissanayake to provide the allowance was approved by the cabinet.

    It was decided by the cabinet to provide a monthly allowance of Rs.5000/- to all the adult citizens over 100 years of age with the view of verifying their living security and welfare.

    There are approximately 350 Sri Lankan citizens over the age of 100 living in the country at present

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