Day: July 17, 2017

Agreement signed to take over NFTH

The government officially took over the Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital (NFTH) after an agreement signed by the Health Ministry secretary and NFTH Chairman Dr. Neville Fernando before President Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago.

‘Will not allow national security to dilute or subdue’ – Secretary

Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Kapila Waidyaratne said that he would not allow national security to be diluted or subdued.

Government sells $110 Million to CBSL

The Government sold US$ 109.82 million (Rs 13,920 million) on Friday (14 July) to the Central Bank, interpretation of CBSL’s Open Market Operations (OMO) press releases showed.

Gota says he never approved dismantling of KKS cement factory

Former Defence Secretary Gotabahya Rajapaksa has stated that he never approved the dismantling of the Kankesanturai (KKS) Cement Factory and cement company and sale of its machinery and equipment as scrap iron.