SLTDA Instructed to Pay Allowance to Tourist Drivers

17th November, 2020 News and Updates

Dhammika Wijesinghe, Director General of Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) have been instructed by Prasanna Ranatunga, Minister of Tourism, to complete payments of LKR 15,000, which has been allocated and provided by the government, to tourist drivers that are registered with the SLTDA and have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Dhammika Wijesinghe, Director General of SLTDA stated that, out of the 4,313 applications that have been received, a sum of LKR 15,000 will be paid to 3,085 eligible drivers within this week.

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