It has been decided to appoint two sub-committees related to national policies and economic stabilization in the inaugural meeting of the National Council , held with the participation of the ruling party and the opposition parliamentarians. MORE..
29 Sep 2022 (8:39 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)
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)
(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)
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)
Senior BJP leader Dr Subramanian Swamy on Thursday met former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Colombo, becoming the first foreign visitor to call on the ousted Sri Lankan president, following his return to Sri Lanka after leaving the country amidst unprecedented protests against his government. MORE..
30 Sep 2022 (12:17 AM)