Navy earns 20 million US Dollars

Navy earns 20 million US Dollars

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The Sri Lanka Navy has earned an income of more than 20 million US Dollars since taking over the Onboard Security Team Operations.
It was 15 months ago that the Navy took over the onboard security team operations. Since then the Sri Lanka Navy had succeeded in earning an income of over 20 million US Dollars for the Government. The Navy took over onboard security team operations on the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena. The income so earned has been directly credited to the Government Consolidated Fund.
Earnings from the provision of facilities for marine security teams from the year 2015 was around three billion rupees. This has been earned through the ship movements in Galle and Colombo. Accordingly the Navy carries out about 550 marine security duties.
The Navy said that this has enabled to earn a sum of around 200 million rupees per month.