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Passport Office brought under President

The Department of Immigration and Emigration has been brought under the Defence Ministry through an extraordinary gazette notification issued yesterday.

Accordingly President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, as Defence Minister will oversee matters relating to immigration and emigration as well as Sri Lankan citizenship. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa made the relevant gazette notification yesterday.

The Immigration and Emigration Department had earlier been placed under the purview of former state minister Chamal Rajapaksa.

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