Compensation and Salary Dues to Family Members of deceased and injured Migrant Workers
At a ceremony held on 20th December 2016, Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs together with Hon. Thalatha Athukorala, Minister of Foreign Employment and Hon. Dr. Harsha De Silva, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs handed over compensation and salary dues to family members of deceased and injured migrant workers. Thirty Nine family members received Seventy Two million Sri Lankan rupees from the Minister at the ceremony. This was the fifth compensation awarding ceremony organized by the Ministry this year. While conveying his profound condolences to the family members of the deceased migrant workers, Minister Samaraweera appreciated their valuable contribution to the national economy by way of foreign exchange remitances from abroad.
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