Payment of Rs. 5,000 allowance, pensions for May begins tomorrow – PMD

The payment of Rs. 5,000, the COVID-19 related allowance, for the month of May will begin on Monday (04), says the President’s Media Division (PMD).

In addition, pension payments for the month of May will also commence on Monday (04).

The PMD further stated that payments of these allowances will be concluded before Vesak Poya.

Meanwhile, an allowance 5,000 will be paid for senior citizens, people with special needs and those who are suffering from kidney ailments. Those who were included in previous lists of these three groups of people, as well as the ones in waiting lists, will receive the allowance, the PMD added.