Sri Lanka s government appears increasingly upbeat about its chances of receiving International Monetary Fund (IMF) board approval for a USD 2.9 billion bailout by December, but the multilateral lender has cautioned that the time frame remains uncertain, and much depends on discussions with the heavily indebted country s creditors. MORE..
29 Sep 2022 (3:02 PM)
A Gazette Extraordinary has been published specifying the regulations pertaining to the Colombo Port City Economic Commission. MORE..
29 Sep 2022 (7:46 PM)
Two out of three Octane 92 petrol dispensers have been sealed off at a filling station in Colombo 07, owned by the Ceylon petroleum Corporation (CPC) due to short delivery. MORE..
29 Sep 2022 (6:38 PM)
(UPDATE) Addressing the 55th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors in the Philippines, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said amidst major economic stress, Sri Lanka is undertaking an unprecedented fiscal effort as part of the government s commitment to restoring the country s debt sustainability. MORE..
29 Sep 2022 (5:18 PM)
It is the hope and expectation of Sri Lanka that the island nation s creditors and all stakeholders will support to restore debt sustainability and help put the country back on the path of inclusive and sustainable economic growth, President Ranil Wickremesinghe says. MORE..
29 Sep 2022 (2:30 PM)
Acting Finance Minister, Shehan Semasinghe says that the period granted for registration of names by Divisional Secretariats of recipients of Samurdhi, Elders , Physical Disabilities and other welfare allowances carried out by the Welfare Benefit Board has been extended until October 15.
29 Sep 2022 (4:28 PM)