Serjeant-at Arms Mr. Narendra Fernando said that the largest number of school students in the history of the Parliament visited the Parliament on 1 st December 2022. Accordingly, permission has been given to over 5000 students from 32 schools representing different areas of the island to visit the Parliament, he added.
Fitch on Thursday downgraded Sri Lanka s Long-Term local-currency debt rating by two notches to ÂCCÂ from ÂCCCÂ, citing a probable local-currency debt default in the face of high interest costs and tight domestic financing conditions.
Link Natural Products has demonstrated its commitment towards supporting sports in Sri Lanka by becoming the ‘Official Health Partner’ of the ongoing Apparel Premier League (APL) tournament. Organized by Apparel FM and Joint Apparel Association Forum Sri Lanka (JAAF), the Apparel Premier League is the first-ever softball cricket tournament exclusively for the apparel industry of […]
The United Kingdom (UK) says it is working with India to address issues in Sri Lanka. The UK House of Lords discussed the Sri Lanka issue, particularly the economic and human rights issue. Minister of State Foreign Commonwealth and Development Affairs Lord Tariq Ahmad responded to questions raised on Sri Lanka by members of the […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe says he will need to rehabilitate Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SNB) MPs. Speaking in Parliament today, the President invited the SJB for talks to discuss issues related to the education sector. He recalled that all those in the SJB are former UNP members and stand for the same economic policies. The President urged […]
A tuition class teacher has been arrested for raping a 15-year-old girl in Pannala, the Police said. The Police said that the male teacher had developed a relationship with the child and raped her. According to the Police, the 24-year-old teacher had conducted tuition classes in the Dankotuwa, Vennapuwa and Makandura areas. Investigations revealed that […]