The salaries of security forces have been increased with immediate effect. The President has said the salary hike is a tribute to the heroic fighting forces who had made immense sacrifices for the motherland. According to the presidential media unit, the President made this announcement addressing the troops who took part in the humanitarian operations at the 651 Brigade Headquarters at Mullankaveli this morning.
The President had also pointed out that despite their great contribution for the liberation of the motherland, they had never agitated for salary increases or other benefits, the media unit stated. from newsfirst