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* Central Bank of Sri Lanka takes steps to maintain clean currency notes
Sat, Mar 15, 2014, 11:40 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 15, Colombo: Central Bank of Sri Lanka announced that the people can now exchange the old and worn out monetary notes for new notes from the banks island wide.

Central Bank has decided to collect the currency notes that are not suitable for usage via banks.

The currency notes become unsuitable for usage due to carelessness of some users. There is a large number of currency notes that are torn or worn out. In some cases the currency notes are defaced although it is illegal in the country.

The Central Bank hopes to replace the unsuitable currency notes with god quality notes and it also hopes to maintain a flow of good quality currency notes in circulation.

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