Day: July 4, 2017

Government is preparing to file lawsuit against me – Mahinda

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that the Government is preparing to issue a bill in order to file cases against himself and a few others.

Ranil launches FDI roadmap

Launching wide-ranging reforms to improve the investment climate in the country, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that wider powers will be needed to implement certain changes while proposed legislative and sub-legislative changes will be expedited.

Another minister dumbfounded by Sri Lanka’s peculiar booze laws

Hot on the heels of Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera calling for the restrictions on the sale of alcohol on certain days to be liberalized, Finance State Minister Eran Wickramaratne said he was stunned to find out that women cannot legally purchase liquor in Sri Lanka.