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Bringing Gold & Jewelry via airport: Notice from Ministry

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Immediate legal action will be initiated against people who arrive in Sri Lanka wearing gold jewelry exceeding the specified limit, State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya warned today (14).

According to the State Minister, the government is losing US$ 30 million in state revenue each month as a result of such illegal activities.

State Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya stated that those involved in such illegal activities have been identified and that legal action will be taken against them immediately.

However, he added that normal passengers will not be inconvenienced by such measures.

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