The Colombo Traffic Court today ruled that there is insufficient evidence to file charges against Minister Patali Ranawaka in connection with a road accident that left two youths injured in Rajagiriya in February.
Sri Lankan rupee one-week forwards ended weaker on Monday due to a stronger dollar after Britons voted to leave the European Union last week, but the losses were capped as a state-run bank sold the greenback, dealers said.
Sri Lanka and Ukraine signed three treaties on judicial cooperation, namely, Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners, and on Extradition on Saturday (25th June) during the Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s official visit to Ukraine.
Under fire Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran said he would not seek reappointment when his term ends next Thursday 30, after the Government came under intense pressure to replace the controversial official.
Britain’s bitterly contested referendum on whether to quit the European Union was too close to call on Friday as early results showed a deeply divided nation while the pound was hammered on financial markets.