Families affected in curfew areas : Govt. allocated Rs. 400 m to pay Rs. 5,000 each

The Government decided to grant an allowance of Rs. 5,000 each to those who lost their source of income due to the curfew imposed in the Gampaha District.

Minister Prasanna Ranatunga stated that a sum of Rs. 400 million was allocated for this programme.

Reportedly, the distribution of the allowance is set to commence tomorrow (20).