Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi
05 May, 2020 | 1:48 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): The pension payments for the month May, will be made today and tomorrow.
“Instructions were issued for state banks and post offices to be opened even in areas under curfew, to make the payments,” said Siripala Hettiarachchi – Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Internal Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government on Tuesday (5th May).
Hettiarachchi noted that SLTB buses will be allocated for pensioners to travel to banks and post offices to obtain the pension payment.
Accordingly, transportation will be provided for senior citizens on Tuesday and Wednesday, to purchase medicines, food and obtain medical treatment.
Meanwhile, Post Master General Ranjith Ariyaratne has urged the public to follow necessary health precautions when visiting post offices, for essential services.
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