PS members' allowances must increase two-fold - NWPC
The Opposition Leader of the North Western Provincial Council J.C.A.
Alawathuwala put forward a proposal to the Council meeting recently that
monthly allowances of Pradeshiya Sabha councillors must be doubled as
the present amount is not sufficient to meet their day-to-day expenses
incurred while discharging the duties and services for the benefit of
The allowance should be doubled to encourage the members in
fulfilling their services towards their voters.
NWPC Chairman Dharmasiri Dassanayake said this proposal would be
taken up for debate in due course.