Oct 24, 2014 (LBO) â€“ Sri Lanka president suggests to uplift the minimum salary of a private sector employee to 10,000 rupees from January 2015. He also suggest to increase minimum salary level by 500 rupees monthly for those who already get paid over 10,000 rupees per month.
â€œThe honorable speaker, I have seen the salaries of private sector have been increased through various allowances only,â€ President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.
â€œI suggest reasonable salary increase for private sector employees, too.â€
He said this, presenting a budget for 2015 at the parliament Colombo today.