Daily archives: June 7th, 2017

Sugar price increased

Special Commodity Levy on imported Wet Fish and Sugar revised

The Special Commodity Levy on one kilogram of imported sugar has been increased to Rs 23.00 from Rs 13.00.



Minister Rajitha Senaratne

Police continue search to arrest Gnanasara Thero – Minister

The Sri Lankan government said on Wednesday that the police were continuing search operations to hunt for a controversial Buddhist monk wanted for making alleged hate speeches and attacks against the minorities in the island country.



Qatar riyal

Some Sri Lankan banks stop buying Qatar Riyal

Some Sri Lankan banks stopped buying Qatar Riyal QARLKR=R on Tuesday, saying their counterpart banks in Singapore advised them not to accept the currency a day after the Arab world’s biggest powers cut ties with Qatar.