Day: January 23, 2018

Uva Chief Minister surrenders to police

Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake surrendered to the Badulla Police this morning in connection with a incident in which he was accused of forcing a lady Principal kneel in front of him.



Singapore firms bullish about Sri Lanka amid news of FTA

Singapore businesses said they are bullish about the Sri Lanka market, and expect to benefit considerably from a free trade agreement (FTA) that both countries will sign today.



Sri Lanka rupee slips on importer dollar demand

The Sri Lankan rupee closed slightly weaker on Monday as dollar demand from importers and banks surpassed mild selling of the U.S. currency by exporters, dealers said.