Day: June 2, 2018

Malik, Wimal, Keerthi demand release of PTL payment list

Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrema has urged Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to release a list containing names of 118 recipients of funds from tainted primary dealer Perpetual Treasuries (PTL) or companies affiliated with it, if such a list existed.

IMF says sustaining Sri Lanka’s reform momentum ‘critical’

The International Monetary Fund late on Friday said Sri Lanka continues to make important progress on fiscal consolidation but needs to keep up the reform momentum to boost economic growth.


Four Supreme Court Judges have declined to sit on the Bench to hear the Fundamental Rights petition filed by former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, citing personal reasons.

CDB bags Sri Lanka mandate

China Development Bank has knocked out commercial lenders on a US$ 1 billion loan for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, underscoring China’s ability to support the Belt and Road initiative with cheap financing.