Day: July 6, 2017

ADB increases assistance to Sri Lanka to 1 billion USD

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has increased its multi-sectoral assistance to Sri Lanka from 800 million U.S. dollars to 1 billion dollars as a result of the merger of its two main windows of financing

New Bill to strengthen laws against illegal fishing

A Bill to further strengthen the legal framework against illegal fishing methods including bottom trawling will be tabled in Parliament today (6th July)

‘My life under threat’ says President

Cabinet spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday it costs the Government Rs 12 million a month to sustain the Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat.