bookmark_borderSri Lanka Navy assists restoring Valaichchenai Paper Mill

June 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) will continue to support the operation of the Valaichchenai Paper Mill in Batticaloa to bring it back to its former glory according to the government’s initiative, Navy Spokesman Lieutenant Commander Isuru Sooriyabandara said.

bookmark_border“Fuel prices will not be changed till the end of this year” – Minister

June 24, Colombo: Although the fuel prices in the world market may go up in the future, the price of fuel in the country will not be increased until the end of this year, said the Minister of Passenger Transport Management, Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera.

bookmark_borderCentral Bank approves Rs. 28 billion loans at 4% for over 13,000 businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak

June 24, Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has approved loans amounting to Rs 28 billion at a concessionary rate of 4 percent to over 13,000 businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

bookmark_borderAG to file indictment against Patali Champika Ranawaka and former OIC of Welikada Police over Rajagiriya accident

June 24, Colombo: The Attorney General has informed the Colombo Magistrate’s Court that former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and former OIC Welikada Police Sudath Asmadala will be indicted over the Rajagiriya accident case.

bookmark_borderTransparency International Sri Lanka launches Integrity Icon Sri Lanka 2020

June 24, Colombo: Following the success of the Integrity Icon campaigns in 2018 and 2019, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) announced that nominations are now being accepted for Integrity Icon Sri Lanka 2020 to “name & fame” honest public officials.

bookmark_borderConstitutional Council approves President’s nominees for Monetary Board

June 24, Colombo: The Constitutional Council which met this evening has approved the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s nominees for the two vacancies in the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s (CBSL).

bookmark_borderCommittee appointed to review proposed MCC agreement hands over final report to PM

June 24, Colombo: The Committee of experts appointed to review the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement handed over its final report to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees this afternoon.