Colombo, Jan 31 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Central Bank has issued a special currency note in the denomination of Rs. 1000 to mark the 70th Independence Celebration in the country on Feb 4.
This is the 4th commemorative note that was issued by the Central Bank. A quantity of 5 million currency notes will be issued.
The currency note will be legal tender in Sri Lanka for the payment of any amount and will be a liability of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka whilst in circulation.
The commemorative currency note will be issued to circulation through Licensed Commercial Banks, commencing from Feb 6. At the same time, a limited number of notes with early serial numbers, in an attractive folder will be sold at a price of Rs. 1,300 each at the Economic History Museum and Central Bank Regional Offices at Anuradhapura, Matara, Matale, Trincomalee, and Kilinochchi.