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According to an AFP article dated 10 January 2020, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the longest-reigning leader of the modern Arab world, has died at the age of 79. The sultan’s image and signature appears on all notes since 1976, so new notes will likely appear after a successor is named.
According to an Ada Derana article dated 7 January 2020, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka plans to introduce a new 20-rupee coin and a new 2,000-rupee note in 2020 to commemorate its 70th anniversary. Additionally, security features of the existing banknote series will be enhanced.