A committee from the President to streamline Sri Lanka customs


President Maithripala Sirisena said he will appoint a special committee to submit recommendations to provide solutions to the issues pertaining to the Sri Lanka Customs Department and to streamline the work of the Department.

Meeting with Trade Union representatives of the Sri Lanka Customs Department, the President promised to provide possible solutions to the issues after consultation with the relevant officials.

The Trade Union representatives apprised the President regarding the difficulties faced by them. The President gave instructions to the officials to submit a report in this regard to him as soon as possible.The President further said that the aim of the Government is to increase its capacity as a profit making government institution while providing solutions.