Day: May 7, 2018

LG bodies: Government needs Rs.135 million monthly to upkeep 8689 members

According to local government ministry sources, Rs.135 million needs to be set aside monthly to pay the salaries of 8689 members elected to the local government bodies.

UNP will rule for next 20-30 years, promises PM

A UNP which will rule for the next 20-30 years and not just five, was the promise UNP Leader and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made to his supporters as the party commemorated May Day at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday.

Sri Lanka approves $500 million LNG plant near Hambantota port

Sri Lanka’s state-run investment body has approved a $500 million liquefied natural gas plant by China Machinery Engineering Corp near a Chinese-controlled port and industrial zone.