The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal for the improvement of postal facilities provided for Members of Parliament and Provincial Councils Co-cabinet spokesman Gayantha Karunathilake said that the postal facility has not been increased since 2007 while postal charges have been increased in several occasions.
The Child Protection and Justice Bill, which proposes to repeal certain parts of the Children and Young Persons Ordinance and ensure Sri Lanka’s conformity with international standards pertaining to the best interest of the child, has been finalized. Among many other progressive reforms, this Bill envisages to provide special protections to children who are in conflict with the law and children in need of care and protection, Secretary to the Ministry of Child and Women Affairs Ms. Chandrani Senaratne told on Monday (15th Jan.) at the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) held at the Palais Wilson in Geneva.
Pakistan Chief of Army Staff(COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Nishan-I-Imtiaz called on the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne yesterday (16th Jan.) at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo.
The reports of the Bond Commission and the Commission of Inquiry appointed to probe into serious acts of fraud and corruption have been handed over to the Speaker’s Office of the Parliament at 11.18 a.m. today.
Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa who arrived in Sri Lanka on a 3-day official visit, met Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo yesterday.
Since an external party is now conducting forensic audit on issuing of government securities during the period 2008-2014, it is not appropriate to make any statement in this regard prior to the conclusion of the forensic audit, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) said.
Forbes listed young billionaire of mainland China, Cai Xiaoru, gave thumbs up for Sri Lanka and said that Sri Lanka remains a good destination for investment. He said that Sri Lanka as an investment destination is more open and friendly towards investors.