India and Sri Lanka today discussed the way forward in bilateral economic cooperation. Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda met with the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi today (21). This was the latest of a series of meetings High Commissioner Moragoda has had with […]
Sri Lanka s High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda met with the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi today (March 21).
At a meeting with representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Heads of Government institutions, Senior Adviser to the President on National Security and Chief of the Presidential Staff Sagala Ratnayake said that public officials should pay significant emphasis to financial control, anti-corruption measures, and adherence to the rule of law for the country […]
Amelia Kerr’s all-round efforts helped Mumbai Indians end the league stage of the Women’s Premier League with six wins out of eight as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets at the DY Patil stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday (March 21). Kerr’s three-wicket haul, along with two wickets apiece for Nat Sciver-Brunt and Issy […]
An explosive 54-ball hundred from Heinrich Klaasen powered South Africa to a crushing four-wicket win in the third and final ODI against West Indies at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom on Tuesday (March 21). The result meant that the three-match series ended 1-1. Brief scores: South Africa 264/6 in 29.3 overs (Heinrich Klaasen 119*, Marco Jansen 43*, […]
Mr. Sagala Ratnayake points out the accountability of public officials regarding financial control, anti-corruption, rule of law
The transfers of national school teachers on ten-year and annual basis will be effective from April 17, 2023, except for the teachers attached to Ordinary Level and Advanced Level classes, the Education Ministry says.
The National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) for the month of February 2023 was recorded at 53.6%, as measured by the Year-on-Year change, the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) revealed in its latest report.
A school student in Panadura has passed away this afternoon (March 21) after suddenly collapsing at school due to an illness, police said.
Senior Advisor to the President on National Security and Chief of the Presidential Staff Sagala Ratnayake has emphasised on the need to hold public officials accountable in matters such as financial control, anti-corruption measures, and adherence to the rule of law, if Sri Lanka is to recover from its ongoing crisis.
Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has instructed all relevant officials to suspend the issuance of excise licenses for liquor sales in areas within the Maharagama Divisional Secretariat.
Fuel prices are likely to be reduced in April, Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera said. The Minister said that steps are being taken to provide relief to the public in April. He said that under the existing fuel price formula there is a likelihood of the fuel price being reduced next month. The […]
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Sri Lanka Chapter recently hosted their Nepalese counterparts as a part of PATA’s drive to improve cross-Chapter exposure and communication. The visit aimed to strengthen bilateral relationships between the two countries’ tourism sectors and explore avenues where Sri Lanka and Nepal can join hands in developing travel and tourism […]
Sri Lanka’s premier transnational higher education provider, Universal College Lanka (UCL) is the exclusive partner for Monash Education Sri Lanka. UCL offers the Monash University Foundation Year and Degree Pathway Programmes which provide a guaranteed entry to the prestigious Monash University, ranked 44th in the world and a Group of 8 University in Australia. Upon […]
Sri Lanka has a difficult road ahead irrespective of how much funding it receives from multilateral and global financial agencies, a senior economist at Moody s Analytics told Reuters on Tuesday.
Petitions have been filed in court accusing Finance Secretary Mahinda Siriwardana of contempt of court. The petitions were filed in the Supreme Court accusing the Finance Ministry Secretary of failing to comply with a court order to release funds to conduct the Local Government elections. Separate petitions were filed by National People’s Power MP Vijitha […]
Four youth were reported missing while bathing at Ellawala falls in Wellawaya this morning. The Police said that the youth are aged between 22 and 24 years and are residents of Kalmunai and Sainthamaruthu. According to the Police, the four youth were part of a group that went on a leisure trip. The youth were […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe says Sri Lanka is no longer bankrupt after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a loan facility for the country. Making a special statement, President Wickremesinghe said that the approval of the IMF facility for Sri Lanka signals an end of Sri Lanka’s bankruptcy status. President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasised that Sri Lanka […]
In a special statement following the approval of the extended credit facility by the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized that Sri Lanka is no longer deemed bankrupt by the world.
Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera has hinted at a possible reduction in fuel prices while addressing the Parliament this morning (21 March).
The General Secretary of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Ranith Madduma Bandara has filed a petition before the Supreme Court against the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance.
Sri Lanka has moved up 15 places on the World Happiness Report, having ranked 112th in the annual survey of how satisfied citizens are worldwide.
A Sri Lankan delegation comprising of Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry have left for South Africa this morning (March 21).
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) denies claims it recommended postponing the Local Government (LG) elections. The LG polls were scheduled to be held earlier this month but has now been postponed to 25th April. IMF Mission Chief for Sri Lanka, Masahiro Nozaki told reporters that the IMF does not intervene in any country’s electoral processes. […]
A petition was filed before the Supreme Court today (March 21), alleging Finance Ministry s Secretary Mahinda Siriwardana of contempt of court.
The Cabinet of Ministers taking into account a proposal made by the Minister of Tourism, approved the distribution of 200 acres of the land known as Hineford Estate located in the Pasbage Korale Divisional Secretariat in Kandy to the victims of floods and landslides and residents of high risk zones for such disasters.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the Betting and Gaming Levy (Amendment) Bill which was proposed by President Ranil Wickremesinghe in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policy.
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The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has announced the official US dollar exchange rates for Tuesday (March 21). more..