Xinhua News AgencyDecember 11, 2013 07:47
Sri Lankans seeking foreign employment increase in 2013
COLOMBO, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- More Sri Lankans are seeking employment in other countries, resulting in a 7.7 percent increase in migrant workers, said a report released by the Central Bank here on Wednesday.
Foreign employment continued to record a steady growth during the first half of this year, according to the Central Bank.
Departure for foreign jobs increased to 150,408 during the period from 139,685 recorded in the corresponding period last year.