Day: January 4, 2018

Postal workers to go on strike

The Joint Trade Unions of Postal Service Workers issued a statement that all Postal service employees will go on strike should the government fail to provide a satisfactory resolution to the problems within the Postal service.

Sri Lanka central bank sees recovery in 2018, cautious on easing

Sri Lanka’s economic growth in 2018 is forecast at between 5-5.5 percent, bouncing back from an anticipated four-year low of less than 4 percent last year, central bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said on Wednesday.

President wants Treasury Bond losses recovered

President Maithripala Sirisena issuing a special statement yesterday on the Treasury Bond Commission report reiterated his commitment to fully recover the loss to the government from the Treasury bond issue and bring the offenders to book.