Sri Lanka Navy apprehend 10 individuals, suspected to be on an illegal migration attempt to a foreign country via sea, during a special operation conducted in seas off Kurusapadu, Talaimannar on the night of 16th August 2022.
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s central bank said it was holding its policy rates at 15.50 percent, while data showed market interest rates are close to twice the rate and private credit and imports falling. Monetary Policy Review: No. 06 – August 2022The Central Bank of Sri Lanka maintains policy interest rates at their current levelsThe Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka...
Trade, Commerce and Food Security Minister Nalin Fernando has revealed that about 30,000 tonnes of rice, imported to meet the shortfall in the market, have been used as animal feed. The disclosure was made at the inaugural meet of the Food Security Committee, held at the Ministry yesterday (17). Among those present were Secretaries to […]
…questions mysterious cancellation of Japanese-funded LRT project By Shamindra Ferdinando Ruling party rebel lawmaker Prof. Charitha Herath says that the cancellation of the Japanese funded USD 1.5 bn light rail transit (LRT) project remains a mystery. The SLPP National List MP told The Island yesterday (17) that his efforts, in his former capacity as Chairman […]