DAYASIRI BRINGS TO LIGHT ON INFERIOR QUALITY OIL IMPORTED VIOLATING TENDER PROCEDURES

DAYASIRI Inferior oil imported violating tender procedures: Dayasiri The local agents and the politicians who closely work with them have earned more than USD 100 million (Rs.36,000 million) by importing substandard fuel in the recent past, Sri Lanka Freedom Party…

DEBATE ON 22A POSTPONED

Debate on 22A postponed Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today announced that party leaders have decided to postpone the debate on the draft bill of the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution to the next Parliament session. Parliament is due to convene…

FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH SINGAPORE NEEDS TO BE REVIVED- PRESIDENT

SL – Singapore FTA needs to be revived – President Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament on Thursday (06) that the Free Trade Agreement with Singapore needs to be revived to benefit Sri Lanka in a greater manner. The…

FOR 3.1 MILLION FAMILIES RELEIF MEASURES TO BE EXPEDITED

Welfare program giving relief to 3.1 mn families, to be expedited President Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed to expedite the programme to provide welfare benefits to 3.1 million low-income families in Sri Lanka. This program has been planned to cover all…

RESOLUTION ON SRI LANKA ADOPTED BY UNHRC

Resolution on SL adopted The Core Group resolution on Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council was adopted today (06). Sri Lanka has categorically rejected the resolution A/HRC/51/L.1 (Rev.1) titled ‚ÄúPromoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri…

JEEVAN THONDAMAN LEAVES NATIONAL COUNCIL

Jeevan Thondaman withdraws from National Council Ceylon Workers Congress Secretary MP Jeevan Thondaman has withdrawn from the National Council. Accordingly, Ceylon Workers Congress Chairman M.Rameswaran has been nominated instead. In addition to this, Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Patali Champika Ranawaka…

TRCSL’S APPROVAL NOT SOUGHT FOR INCREASE IN PHONE TARIFFS

Approval not sought for phone charges increase: TRCSL The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCAL) said the mobile service providers have increased phone and internet charges without seeking TRCSL approval.TRCSL Deputy Director Indrajith Handapangoda said the relevant companies have…

PATALI NOMINATED TO NATIONAL COUNCIL

Oct 05, 2022 Patali nominated to National Council Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Patali Champika Ranawaka has been nominated as a member of the National Council. Meanwhile, MP M. Rameswaran has been nominated to fill the vacancy left open following the…

ARRIVAL OF TOURISTS CERTAIN IF THE TIMEWASTERS WITHDRAW

Tourists will come if timewasters withdraw: Harin Tourism and Lands Minister Harin Fernando said that he believes that Sri Lanka will see a historic number of tourist arrivals in December if the group of timewasters take a step back and…

DEBATE ON 22A TO BE TAKEN UP TODAY

22A Bill to be taken up for debate tomorrow The 22nd Amendment Bill to the Constitution was approved for its Second Reading yesterday (04) at the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Justice, Prison Affairs and Constitutional Reforms chaired by its Chair…