Daily archives: January 11th, 2017

Garment workers

European Commission proposes GSP+ to Sri Lanka

The European Commission today proposed that a significant part of the remaining import duties on Sri Lankan products should be removed by the European Union

Gayantha Karunatilaka

Sri Lanka to issue $1.5 billion of development bonds in 2017

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet has approved the issuance of $1.5 billion worth of development bonds in 2017 to strengthen the government’s borrowing programme, an official said on Wednesday.

Human Rights Watch - HRW

Sri Lanka urged to adopt task force’s proposals

Sri Lanka’s government should promptly implement recommendations on transitional justice proposed by the Consultation Task Force (CTF) in a report released on January 3, Human Rights Watch said today.

SB Dissanayake

Maithri next Presidential candidate: SB

SLFP Chairman President Maithripala Sirisena would be the next Presidential candidate of the SLFP, Social Empowerment and Welfare Minister S.B. Dissanayake said yesterday.