The government has decided to add another 50 rupees to the day’s pay of tea estate employees. At a press briefing held in Colombo today Minister Naveen Dissanayake said that a sum of 1.2 billion rupees will be allocated to pay this amount to over 140,000 tea estate workers. This proposal is to be submitted to the cabinet soon for approval.
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