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Migrant workers incentivised to send remittances through legal means

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The Cabinet has approved to provide identified relief with the objective of encouraging migrant Sri Lankan employees engaged in overseas employment to send remittances through legal means.

Accordingly, the Ministry of Labour and Foreign Employments has issued the relevant circular in this regard and the eligible migrant employees are facilitated to import a two-wheel electric vehicle subject to a maximum of USD 25,000 and a four-wheel fully electric vehicle subject to a maximum of USD 65,000.

The approval is also granted to import a two-wheel electric vehicle with a CIF value up to 50% from the foreign exchange value remitted up to either 30.04.2023 or up to the date an application is submitted for the import of a vehicle.

A four–wheel electric vehicle with the CIF value up to 50% from the foreign exchange value remitted from 01.05.2022 to 31.12.2023 is also allowed to be imported.

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278 prison inmates to be pardoned

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A total of 278 inmates at prisons across the island will be released tomorrow in view of Vesak festival, the Prisons Department said.

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Parliament suspended due to lack of quorum

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Parliament sessions were abruptly suspended until June 04 due to a lack of quorum. 

There were less than 20 member present during the time of suspension. 

MP Jagath Samarawickrama was at the Chair.

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Notice for students sitting for Grade 5 scholarships

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The Department of Examinations has announced that the 2024 Grade Five Scholarship Examination will be held on September 15 this year.

It adds that applications for the examination will be accepted online from May 27 – June 14, 2024 and acceptance of applications will not be extended beyond the announced period.

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