The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) of the parliament is to summon officials of the Central Bank and Finance Ministry after the Parliament debate on the bond commission took place, Parliamentary sources said.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been handed a copy of the report of the Bond Commission, entrusting the task of considering giving effect to the recommendations contained in the Report.
The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is meeting in Geneva from 15 January to 2 February to review children’s rights in eight countries including Sri Lanka, according to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
A Chinese shipbuilding company has said it looks forward to further opportunities to develop Sri Lanka’s fisheries industry, after delivering two new tuna line vessels to the country, reports Eworldship.
Chief Justice Priyasath Dep has nominated a fuller Bench comprising five judges of the Supreme Court to hear the reference application forwarded by President Maithripala Sirisena seeking an opinion whether it is constitutional for him to serve for a period of six years in the office of President.
President Maithripala Sirisena has sought the Supreme Court’s opinion on application of 19th amendment to the Constitution to his first term of the office, Co-Cabinet Spokesman, Minister of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said today.
Minister of Law and Order and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayake assured that there is no longer a risk of UNESCO removing the historic Galle Fort from the list of World Heritage Sites as the government has taken measures to properly implement the UNESCO conditions.