Funds disbursed to ensure relief to the victims without a limit
State Minister Eran Wickramaratne told parliament today that the Ministry of Finance has taken steps to issue funds to provide relief to the disaster affectees without a limit.
State Minister Eran Wickramaratne stated that during the last few days heavy showers were experienced in many parts of the country. As a result severe damage has been caused to the properties and human lives.
Under the instructions of Minister Mangala Samaraweera, the treasury has taken steps to disburse money to affectees without a limitation. The State Minister said that District Secretaries and administrative channels were briefed to take necessary steps without delay. The Ministry of Finance has successfully being able to send the necessary funds to the administrative arms of the government to implement relief activities in affected areas.