Samurdhi benefits won’t be cut: President

2017-08-11 15:33:49

President Maithripala Sirisena today assured that the government would not curtail the Samurdhi benefits to any of the recipients.

He said there were a large number of people who were yet to receive these benefits.

"The number of Samurdhi recipients will be increased but the benefits will not be curtailed," he said at a ceremony held in Embilipitiya.


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  • ceylon Friday, 11 August 2017 17:10

    take the stolen billions and give to poor.mahinda can give millions of people for decades frm his stolen money. via DM Android App

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    ceylon Friday, 11 August 2017 17:15

    now set up a new commision to investigate aproved nomination for mahindas top kudu boss to parliment.then gave him cabinet job. via DM Android App

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    ceylon Friday, 11 August 2017 17:23

    this president is enviarnment minister.job is to keep clean.he cant even do this cleaning job.the easiest of all jobs. via DM Android App

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    ND Friday, 11 August 2017 18:04

    Mr President how did you know. have you seen on the paper. via DM Android App

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    k.soysa Saturday, 12 August 2017 17:20

    One reason we cannot find labour, even at Rs. 1000/ per day is this "Samurdi Benefits". They openly ask me, why work when this government gives money for NOT working!!

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