Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said yesterday that he was surprised by the ad hoc manner in which the Central Bank Treasury Bonds have been issued in the past.
President Maithripala Sirisena said today he would arrive at a just and fair decision on private universities including the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in consultation with all stakeholders.
Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has requested that electricity supply to street lamps is reduced by one hour, to save power.
The Sri Lankan government has not met its pledge to curtail police abuses prior to the March 2017 session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said yesterday.
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today the Ven. Athureliya Rathana Thera had reportedly met the United National Party (UNP) Leader to discuss joining the party in violation of the MoU signed between the JHU and the UNP in 2015.
Former External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris said today the Government should counter the remarks allegedly made by former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga that Sri Lanka’s armed forces personnel continued to sexually abuse war victims.
When natural disasters such as the Aranayake landslide occurred amidst the economic problems faced by the country,
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike yesterday said negative views expressed by some quarters about the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) was unfounded.