Former Perpetual Treasuries Director Arjun Aloysius arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Treasury Bond issue for the fifth time with President’s Council (PC) Gamini Marapana a short while ago.
North Korea illegally exported coal, iron and other commodities worth at least $270 million to China and other countries including India, Malaysia and Sri Lanka in the six-month period ending in early August in violation of UN sanctions, UN experts say.
Responding to concerns raised by various entities, Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella said the government has not taken any decision to handover the running of Expressways to private entities.
President Maithripala Sirisena offered a Tusker elephant named Pulatisi Raja, to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalanda Maligawa) in Kandy, yesterday (08). Myanmar has donated this Tusker elephant to the President.
Sri Lanka and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling a closer cooperation to counter human trafficking in the region, the Australian High Commission in Colombo said in a statement.
Former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Director General Anusha Palpita were found guilty in the Sil Cloth distribution case by the Colombo High Court today.
India’s biggest gas importer, Petronet LNG, will soon form a joint venture with Japanese and Sri Lankan companies to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal near Colombo, the Indian company said in a statement on Wednesday.
The 71st anniversary of United National Party (UNP) falls today. A religious ceremony to mark this occasion will be held today at Sirikotha under the patronage of party leader and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Minister Sarath Fonseka would have been killed in a gruesome manner, for his treacherous statement about former Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya, if he lived in the time of the kings, National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa told the media yesterday.