Stop, Look & PAY

From left: Dr. Fernando Im, Senior Country Economist for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, The World Bank, Hon. Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, Dr. W A Wijewardana, Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Prof. Indralal de Silva, Former (Chair) of Demography, University of Colombo, Prof. Amala de Silva, Department of Economics, University of Colombo at the panel discussion on "Demographic Change in Sri Lanka" moderated by Dr. Ramani Gunatilaka, International Centre for Ethnic Studies.

The Western Provincial Council says motorists in the province have defaulted paying revenue license fees valued at more than Rs. 1 billion.
One third of the 1.8 million registered motor vehicles in the country are in the Western Province.rn

rnBut authorities have found that 375,000 motorists have not paid their license fees.rn

rnTo bring them back into the fold, the Provincial Council is offering to waive the fines, if they pay up next year before end February, Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Transport Minister, Western Province told LBR.rn

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