Prime Minister (PM) Ranil Wickremasinghe stated that the Rs.10,000 monthly allowance given to the government employees will be added to their basic salary in three stages from next year January (2016).
Prime Minister Wickremasinghe made the observation at the Parliament this afternoon (14).
The Prime Minister added that as an initial phase a sum of Rs.2000 will be added to the basic salary from next year.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe also said that while the increased Emission Test Fee and Revenue License Fee are being reconsidered. The Prime Minister said that the Finance Minister is open for discussion if there is a requirement to make amendments to the aforementioned fee.
Prime Minister Wickremesinghe added that until concessions on these matters are provided the Cabinet has decided to announce an interim fee