Food entitlement for families with zero income amid Corona Pandemic

Food entitlement for families with zero income amid Corona Pandemic

26 March 2020 05:17 pm

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has taken a decision to provide a food entitlement certificate for families with zero income amid the prevailing public health crisis. This was announced by co cabinet spokesman Bandula Gunawardena at the press conference held for Cabinet Decisions today (26). 

Accordingly, a special task force led by Mr. Basil Rajapaksa would be assembled in this regard with providing food, he said. 

Meanwhile, all Samurdhi beneficiaries would be allowed to obtain loans upto Rs. 10,000 without interest from Samurdhi Banks, Mr. Gunawardena further said.