Former Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon announced that she has joined the PPM and will support Presidential candidate Dr Mohamed Muizzu. Issuing a statement, Maumoon said that she was returning home with unwavering commitment and conviction to elect Dr Muizzu as the next President of Maldives Full statement: I wish to express my appreciation to […]
The ‘INFOTEL Information Technology Exhibition,’ orchestrated by the Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS), is scheduled to take place at the Bandaranaike International Conference Hall in Colombo from November 3rd to 5th. This event aligns with President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s initiative to modernize Sri Lanka through digitization.
Mr. Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Chair of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Economic and Physical Plans, emphasized the need to establish a dedicated unit for overseeing institutions responsible for generating tax revenue, including the Inland Revenue Department.
The International Monetary Fund is concerned about a shortfall in revenue collection by Sri Lanka s government this year, though that is unlikely to derail a $2.9 billion loan programme for the crisis-hit country, two Sri Lankan sources told Reuters.
The makers of British television network Channel 4 s documentary on the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka have admitted that they do not have credible evidence to support the claims made by Azad Maulana, the whistleblower who made serious allegations about the complicity of state officials.
Bangladesh have opted against picking ‘partially fit’ Tamim Iqbal in their 15-member squad for the upcoming ODI World Cup in India. The veteran batter made a comeback against New Zealand series after a protracted saga involving a back injury, a retirement u-turn and stepping down as captain. He could not bat in the series opener […]
Police across South America are searching for the leader of a Venezuelan gang who escaped from the luxurious prison which he controlled, shortly before it was raided. When 11,000 soldiers and police entered the inmate-run Tocorón jail in Venezuela on Wednesday, Héctor Guerrero Flores was nowhere to be found. Under Guerrero Flores’s rule, Tocoron came […]
Chair of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Economic and Physical Plans, Mahindananda Aluthgamage at a press conference held today (26) at the Presidential Media Centre under the theme ‘Collective Path to a stable country’ emphasized the need to establish a dedicated unit for overseeing institutions responsible for generating tax revenue, including the Inland Revenue […]
Five people accused of being part of a Russian spy ring operating in the UK have appeared in court. Bulgarian nationals Orlin Roussev, Bizer Dzhambazov, Katrin Ivanova, Ivan Stoyanov, and Vanya Gaberova allegedly conspired to gather information which would be useful to an enemy. It is alleged they carried out surveillance on people and places […]
MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage, in his capacity as the Chair of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Economic and Physical Plans, has emphasised the need to establish a dedicated unit for overseeing institutions responsible for generating tax revenue, including the Inland Revenue Department.
It’s official – Sri Lanka will be without Dushmantha Chameera and Wanidu Hasaranga at the ODI World Cup. Dasun Shanaka, whose role as captain had been under much speculation over the past few weeks, will lead the side in India through October and November. The rest of the 15-member squad has formed up as expected, […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his address at the 2023 Commercial Mediation Symposium at Colombo’s Hilton Hotel, emphasized the need for a cultural shift towards efficient dispute resolution in Sri Lanka. He acknowledged the long-standing reliance on trial courts and stressed the importance of embracing alternate dispute resolution methods. Highlighting the government’s commitment, he mentione...
Tasmania wicket keeper Mathew Wade has been suspended after accumulating a third level one code of conduct breach in 18 months during Monday’s Marsh Cup clash with Victoria which triggered an automatic two-game ban. Wade hit the pitch forcefully with his bat in frustration at facing a dot ball during his innings of 25 in […]
The journey to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in the West Indies and the USA continues, this time, Bermuda opens her doors to host the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier from 30 September to 7 October 2023. Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands and Panama will battle it out in a double round-robin […]
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry on Monday said that Colombo has not given permission to a Chinese vessel to dock, adding that Indian security concerns are “important” for Sri Lanka.The post Permission not given to Chinese ship to dock, India’s concerns important: Sabry appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
Chinese oil and gas company Sinopec officially launched their retail fuel operations in Sri Lanka at an event held in Colombo on Monday evening (25 Sep.), marking a historic energy partnership and investment.
An explosion at a fuel depot in Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh has killed 20 people and injured hundreds more, local Armenian authorities say. Nearly 300 people were admitted to hospitals, with dozens of them “still in critical condition”. It comes as the Armenian government said 13,350 refugees crossed into the country from the enclave. The disputed Nagorno-Karabakh […]
The Cabinet of Ministers approved the resolution furnished by the acting Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policies to direct the Legal Draftsman to draft a bill to amend the Inland Revenue Act No 24 of 2017 to enable any charity establishment that provides health facilities to children with disabilities in the society which […]
The Cabinet of Ministers approved the resolution furnished by the President in his office as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policies to publish the draft bill of appropriation for the financial year 2024 in the government gazette notification and subsequently to table the same in the Parliament for its concurrence.