Dual citizenship potentially available to all Srilankans

Dual citizenship potentially available to all  Srilankans

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake presenting the interim budget 2015 today said that the option of dual citizenship would be available to all persons of Sri Lankan origin and granted after due evaluation. A payment of Rs. 500,000 will have to precede each individual request.

Furthermore, provision will be made for foreigners seeking resident status in Sri Lanka who are in a position to invest US$ 10 million in the country. All such applications would be subject to the approval of Defence Ministry, and would need to be renewed every 5 years. The visa fee for such persons will be Rs. 2.5 million.

Related Post

Srilankan on trial for ‘inappropriately kissing’ 3-year-old boy...
views 173
Dubai: A 49-year-old unemployed man faced charges on Thursday for allegedly molesting a 3-year-old boy on the beach. The Sri Lankan is believed to ha...
Sri Lanka: Mother and daughter jump into well, die
views 55
A 43-year-old Sri Lankan woman, who was missing from her home, has been found drowned in an isolated well along with her 10-year old daughter, the ‘La...
Teen gang-raped by her lover and friends in SriLanka
views 663
Colombo: A gang of six men allegedly raped a teenager inside a salon in Udappuwa, Sri Lanka. According to a report in ‘Ada Derana’, the gang involved...
US citizens in Sri Lanka advised on possible political violence
views 47
The United States has issued a security warning to its citizens living or traveling in Sri Lanka on possible election- related violence ahead of the p...
No security threat in Jaffna
views 55
The Sri Lanka Armed Forces today reiterated that there was no security danger to the Jaffna peninsula subsequent to Presidential Election held on Janu...

SHARE WHAT YOU THINK