Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal says rumors spread by some mischievous elements that Sri Lankan banks have been ordered by CBSL to forcibly convert balances in their customers’ Forex accounts are totally FALSE.

Meanwhile, customers and several social media users companied that banks have forced them to convert FOREX in to Sri Lanka Rupees. Social Media users have started a Twitter hashtag #ForexConversionHappenedToMe to raise their issues to the officials.