Daily archives: August 17th, 2017


TRC Levy Removed, Duty on Vehicles Reduced

The Finance Ministry announced today that it would remove 10% TRC levy on Internet Services.

Mangala Samaraweera

Mahinda is exacting a grand scheme of revenge – Mangala

Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera stated that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is currently scheming to exact revenge on the general public who voted to oust him from power in 2015 through his attempts misrepresent acts of the current government.

Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa

UNP to mull no-faith motion against Wijeyadasa today

The Working Committee of the United National Party will meet this morning at Sirikotha and one of the items up for discussion is a Motion of No-Confidence against one of the party’s Cabinet Ministers, Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe.

Sri Lanka Rupee vs US Dollar

Sri Lankan rupee ends steady as bank dollar sales offset demand

The Sri Lankan rupee ended steady on Wednesday as dollar selling by banks in the latter part of the session offset the importer dollar demand, dealers said.