Dear All Sri Lankans,
This to inform that the Government of Sri Lanka has proposed an incentive scheme above the normal exchange rate for the foreign exchange remittances sent by foreign workers through all licensed banks registered under the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. It has been implemented with effect from 28.12.2020 as per the operating instructions No.33/04/012/0011/004 dated 22 nd December 2020 by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to all licensed banks.
The Foreign currency income earned through an employment by a Sri Lankan who is working or has worked abroad will qualify to receive an additional Rs.2 per US Dollar remitted and converted to Rupees through the formal channels of all licensed Banks.
We encourage you to save your money and increase the remittance.
Embassy of Sri Lanka