Immigration and Emigration Dept. removed from defence ministry’s purview

Immigration and Emigration Dept. removed from defence ministry’s purview

Immigration and Emigration Dept. removed from defence ministry’s purview

Written by Staff Writer

10 Apr, 2020 | 11:04 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Sri Lanka’s department of immigration and emigration has been brought under the Ministry of Mahaweli, Agriculture, Waterways and Rural Development.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had issued a gazette notification on April 8 bringing the department under minister Chamal Rajapaksa.

The government after appointing its first cabinet in November last year, brought the immigration and emigration department under the ministry of defence.

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