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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According to Dharmadasa, each cigarette is sold at 18 Sri Lankan rupees (USD 0.
However, she was released from prison last month after paying bail of 50,000 Sri Lankan rupees (BD166).
The Indian rupee is currently indicated by the abbreviation aeRs', but the same abbreviation is also used to denote the Pakistani, Nepalese and Sri Lankan rupees.
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.
She revealed that the family had already paid Sri Lankan rupees 90,000 (BD300) to lawyers.
In Jaffna, Muslims were driven out of their homes and lands with only two hours' notice, the clothes they were wearing and 150 Sri Lankan rupees (Dh4.

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