Do not wear excessive gold when arriving from overseas: Fin. Ministry
Posted on October 14th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror

State Finance Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that immediate action will be taken to enforce the law against people who come to Sri Lanka from abroad wearing gold jewellery for smuggling purpose, exceeding the limits. 

He said country is incurring about USD 30 million in losses per month due to smuggling of gold into the country.

The minister said that these traffickers have already been identified and that necessary legal measures will be taken against them immediately. However, he emphasized that common passengers will not be affected due to this. (DSB)

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