CBSL, commercial banks, insurance & Treasury made essential services
2020-03-26 at 17:00
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka, commercial banks, insurance services and the Treasury has been included in the list of essential services by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Other essential services include health, security, Police, distribution of goods, Customs duty, electricity, water and fuel supply.
Secretary to the President Professor PB Jayasundara informed the Governor of the Central Bank Professor WD Lakshman in writing today to ensure the Central Bank, all banks and insurance companies and their branches, and the Treasury operate during curfew with minimum staff, in order to fulfil basic needs of the public.
In the letter he further stated the Head of State, the President’s Secretary, President’s staff and the Presidential Secretariat will continue to operate full time daily for service requirements.