Mon, 27 Sep 2021 Today's Paper

DOSU requests duty-free motorbikes to all field officers

17 December 2020 02:05 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Development Officers Service Union  (DOSU) yesterday requested the Government to take steps to provide them with duty-free motorcycles. 

While sending a letter to Finance Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, DOSU secretary Chandana Sooriyaarachchi said they have already launched a programme to gather information about the officers who could be included to avail this facility. 

He said following the discussions held with former Economic Development Ministry Secretary P.B. Jayasundara in 2013, all field officers, including the development officers received duty-free motorcycles.

"We were grateful to those officers for providing the motorcycles, but the opportunity was granted only for the development officers," he said.

However, the programme to provide duty-free motorcycles was suspended after 2015 by the treasury.

We appealed to the previous Government several times to continue with the programme, but they did not even considered our appeal, he said.

Therefore, DOSU requested the Finance Minister to take steps to issue a circular to allow duty free  motorcycles for all field officers who have completed five years of service, Mr. Sooriyaarachchi added. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 


A state-sponsored elephant racket in the works

A controversial new gazette has been issued seeking to employ elephants for w

Waiver of registration questioned: Import of covid related drugs, products shrouded in controversy

The National Medicines Regulatory Authority- the independent authority that r

Mysterious disease killing pups!

A mysterious respiratory disease affecting puppies in the Central Province is

Jacqueline Fernandez; Lankan Star Shining in Indian Film Sky

Sri Lanka’s Jacqueline Fernandez who has made a name for herself in India