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400 Sri Lankan's to be awarded dual citizenship today

400 Sri Lankan's who have obtained citizenship in foreign countries, will be awarded dual citizenship at the Department of Immigration and Emigration, today.
Controller General of Immigration and Emigration: M. N. Ranasinghe says, 32,000 Sri Lankans residing overseas were awarded dual citizenship within the past three years.

He points out, around 1,000 applications are received on a monthly basis.

He added another 3,000 applicants will be awarded dual citizenship in the near future.