Sri Lankan Rupee


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Sri Lankan Rupee

The currency of Sri Lanka. The rupee was instituted as the sole currency in 1869; it separated from the Indian rupee following Sri Lanka's independence from the United Kingdom.
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7 billion Sri Lankan rupees, which it took to finance the building of three cricket stadiums for the global tournament.
In 2009, 1,890 seizures were made resulting in the confiscation of 79 million sticks of counterfeit and smuggled cigarettes valued at over one billion Sri Lankan Rupees (USD 8.
They didn't accepted any credit card, US dollars or dirhams and asked only for Sri Lankan rupees.
2 billion Sri Lankan rupees for various projects in the island.
Ms Perera was released from prison last month after posting bail of 50,000 Sri Lankan rupees (BD166).
This fraud has been highlighted as the biggest white collar scam in the history of Sri Lanka where thousands of depositors have been allegedly defrauded of approximately 20 billion Sri Lankan rupees (US$175 million) in another Ponzi-style scheme that was uncovered as the global financial crisis struck hard.
8 billion Sri Lankan rupees which is equivalent to about 12 million U.
Starting this month, transactions above 50,000 Indian rupees, Bangladeshi takas, Nepalese rupees and Sri Lankan rupees will cost Dh5 more at Al Fardan Exchange, UAE Exchange, Al Ansari and Wall Street, among other money transfer operators in the country.
Pak rupee lost six per cent between July 2011 and February 2012 while Indian and Sri Lankan rupees shed 9.
However, she was released from prison last month after paying bail of 50,000 Sri Lankan rupees (BD166).
The organisation was banned in November 2007 and its bank account which contained around 75 million Sri Lankan Rupees (now US$652,000) was subsequently frozen after evidence was unearthed that the TRO was a support group of the LTTE, had raised funds on behalf of the LTTE and had channelled large sums of money to the rebel outfit in the guise of carrying out development and relief work for the civilian population in the north.
The legal notice issued to the MP Nirmalanathan demands that the comments are immediately withdrawn and an apology issued and damages of 250 million Sri Lankan Rupees are recouped.

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