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Another group of aged cinema artistes will be provided with pension allowances

Another group of senior cinema artistes will be provided with pension allowances granted by the National Film Corporation. A sum of 2000 rupees is provided to such aged cinema artistes since 1998. Minister Ranjith Maddumabandara has proposed to increase it up to 5000 rupees a month. Accordingly 103 artistes are entitled to the increased pension allowance.  Payment of the increased allowance to the artistes will take place at a ceremony organized by the the National Film Corporation under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today.