Oct 01, 2020

Committee to restructure Excise Dept. Featured

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed officials to appoint a joint committee to restructure the Excise Department.

The PM had stated this at a meeting to discuss professional issues faced by Excise Officers. The meeting, held at Temple Trees yesterday (30) was attended by Trade Union representatives.

The Prime Minister has instructed to immediately stop transfers of Excise officers due to political pressure and to transfer officers working at more privileged locations according to a proper and timely transfer procedure.