Pension payment will be today, tomorrow and next Monday
The Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs says that senior citizens will be provided with pensions today, tomorrow and next Monday.
Secretary of the association Siripala Hettiarachchi said that pension facilities have been facilitated by post offices, rural banks and state and private banks.
He added that the Army is coordinating these activities.
The Secretary said that all pharmacies should be kept open on the following days.
Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said that the necessary coordination of the pension scheme was done by the Grama Niladharis and the Army officers.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Transport Board Chairman Kingsley Ranawaka said that SLTB buses will be used for the transportation of people who come to receive pensions.