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* Sri Lankan migrant workers compensated
Thu, Sep 7, 2017, 08:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 07, Colombo: Minister of Justice and Foreign Employment Minister Thalatha Athukorala handed out Rs. 6.7 million as compensation to 23 migrant workers at the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment yesterday (6th Sept.).

The Workers Welfare fund pays compensation to migrant workers who are registered with the SLFEB but not covered under the insurance scheme.

Minister Athukorala said the government is committed to provide security and welfare for the migrant workers and instructions have been given to the officers of SLFEB and Foreign Employment Ministry.

 

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