Several political parties representing the Parliament have requested to convene the Parliament immediately for a discussion on the findings of the President Commission of Inquiry on the issuance of Central Bank treasury bonds.
President Maithripala Sirisena issuing a special statement yesterday (3rd Jan.) on the Treasury Bond Commission report reiterated his commitment to fully recover the loss of Rs 11,145 million to the government from the Treasury bond issue and bring the offenders to book.
The prevailing fertilizer shortage faced by the farming community in the country will end today as a shipment of 40, 000 MT of fertilizer arrived Colombo Harbour from Pakistan, Co- Cabinet Spokesman, Minister of Sports, Dayasiri Jayasekara announced today.
The Ministry of Media and the Department of Government Information are to undertake massive training program to develop professional standard of media personnel both public and private sectors during this year, 2018, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Media, Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunge revealed this morning.