UNP MP Palitha Thewarapperuma (Kalutara District) and UPFA MP Upali Ranaweera (Gampaha) have said that they had gladly accepted one week’s suspension for his alleged involvement in last week’s clash in Parliament.
Prices of rice, fried rice, biriyani and kottu had been increased by Rs. 10 with immediate effect following the recent VAT increase, Chairman of the All-Island Canteen Owners’ Association, Asela Sampath told yesterday.
A business delegation from the Czech Republic led by the Ambassador Milan Hovorka arrived in Sri Lanka to explore opportunities for trade and investment.
Govt to cut Sri Lanka's deputy finance minister has asked President Maithripala Sirisene to stop officials flying business class as part of government efforts to reduce the country's ballooning budget deficit.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced last week it had reached agreement with the Sri Lankan government for a $1.5 billion bailout loan. Colombo sought the three-year Extended Fund Facility loan to avert the country’s precarious balance of payments crisis.