Day: January 11, 2017

European Commission proposes GSP+ to Sri Lanka

The European Commission today proposed that a significant part of the remaining import duties on Sri Lankan products should be removed by the European Union



Sri Lanka to issue $1.5 billion of development bonds in 2017

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet has approved the issuance of $1.5 billion worth of development bonds in 2017 to strengthen the government’s borrowing programme, an official said on Wednesday.



Sri Lanka urged to adopt task force’s proposals

Sri Lanka’s government should promptly implement recommendations on transitional justice proposed by the Consultation Task Force (CTF) in a report released on January 3, Human Rights Watch said today.



Maithri next Presidential candidate: SB

SLFP Chairman President Maithripala Sirisena would be the next Presidential candidate of the SLFP, Social Empowerment and Welfare Minister S.B. Dissanayake said yesterday.