Day: October 20, 2018

PM Wickremesinghe meets Modi in New Delhi

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today held talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

FUTA takes Wijeyadasa to task

The Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) yesterday (19), criticized Minister of Higher Education, President’s Counsel Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe for allegedly insulting University lecturers and the State University system by publishing a list containing the names of signatories who have taken loans to study abroad.

Dissolving director boards – Only subject minister can do so: Kiriella

In the wake of President Maithripala Sirisena dissolving the director boards of the two State banks, Public Enterprise Development Minister Lakshman Kiriella said it was the subject minister who had the authority to do so.