Aswesuma payments to commence next Monday



The Welfare Benefits Board says the payment of allowances to the Aswesuma beneficiaries will commence next Monday.

Accordingly, the beneficiaries who have fulfilled all criteria will be provided allowances under the first phase.

Beneficiaries who have opened bank accounts in will be provided the funds through state banks.

Due to the resignation of  G. Wijeratne from the position of Chairman of the Welfare Benefit Board, the payment of benefits was delayed due to the issues related to releasing funds.

However, the welfare benefits board says that with the assumption of office yesterday by Jayantha Wijeratne as the new chairman, the issues that had arisen regarding the release of funds were resolved.

(News 1st)


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