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Due to the current political crisis in the country the lives of the people should not be inconvenienced at any level, said the President.Maithripala Sirisena.President made a request to all public servants to oblige with the responsibilities of evading any down fall in the public services. Pre...

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Govt focused on speedy economic recovery

November 25, 2018 1:04 pm

The Government is very much focused on a speedy economic recovery. For this reason, the Prime Minister appointed a special committee to develop a plan for the revival of the economy, made up of former Central Bank of Sri Lanka Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal, former Secretary to the Prime Minister ...

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PM TO INTRODUCE RELIEF PACKAGE

November 25, 2018 12:19 pm

The government under the guidance of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will introduce a relief package today to help the people affected by the poor financial management and poor financial policies of the previous UNP government, Parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma said. Alahappreruna added tha...

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I act in accordance with the Constitution

November 23, 2018 8:28 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena told the Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Patricia Scotland that he has acted in accordance with the Constitution of Sri Lanka and would continue to stand for democratic practices. In a telephone conversation with Baroness Patricia Scotland, he explained ...

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The Monetary Board of the Central Bank reduced the Statutory Reserve Ratio (SRR) applicable on all rupee deposit liabilities of commercial banks by 1.50 percentage points to 6.00 per cent last week.To neutralize the impact of this reduction and maintain its neutral monetary policy stance, the Mon...

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The gazette notification containing announcements from the elections commission on the number of members to be elected, the number of nominees to be included in nomination lists and the bond to be deposited for the 2019 parliamentary election, was issued by the government. As per the extraordi...

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A special statement by the President

November 11, 2018 10:18 pm

In a special statement, President Maithripala Sirisena today said the parliament was dissolved due to the sad situation where elected MPs were putting a price on their value and the 'amazing behaviour' of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya. The President also ordered all Ex-ministers and MPs to immediate...

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Central Bank on Wednesday(07 November 2018) rejected newspaper articles published about the increased money printing by the Central Bank in the past few days. The CBSL wishes to provide the following clarification as the concepts and facts in such articles remain grossly inaccurate and mislead...

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British MP Lord Baron Naseby stated that the appointment of Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Sri Lankan Prime Minister is in line with the constitution. "As far as I can see there is nothing unconstitutional. Every country has its constitution, what has happened in Sri Lanka is unusual but not unconstitu...

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Noting that the Maha cultivation season had begun under favourable weather conditions throughout the country and the economy was about to gain an impetus with all hydro reservoirs reaching full storage capacity, the government yesterday announced a series of relief measures to ease the high cost ...

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