The increased charity allowance on behalf of low income individuals of the Colombo Municipality area has been given to the recipient.
The Municipal Council took this initiative at the behest of the President. The monthly charity allowance has been increased after two years. The handing over of the increased allowance took place at the Colombo Municipal Council precincts today. The 400, 600 and 800 allowances had been increased by 200 rupees. The Municipal Council has allocated 80 million rupees for the payment of the allowance. Municipal Council Chief Administrator Omar Kamil was among those present.