Daily archives: August 4th, 2017

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

All facilities for school teachers – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the government will provide all required facilities for school teachers to provide good education to the students.

Ravi Karunanayake with Arjun Mahendran


It’s a measure of the man’s temperate nature that he accepted the portfolio of Sports Minister although his academic and political track record would justify him being entrusted with tasks at a higher level in the Cabinet. In the 2010 General Election, he received 132,600 preference votes which was the highest received by any candidate in the Kurunegala District.

Sri Lanka Rupee vs US Dollar

Sri Lanka rupee closes higher on exporter dollar sales

The Sri Lankan rupee ended firmer on Thursday, erasing early losses as the exporter greenback sales surpassed importer demand for the U.S. currency, while investors largely shrugged off a central bank monetary policy decision, dealers said.