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Foreign Minister Ali Sabry to address UNGA today.

Foreign Minister Ali Sabry to address UNGA today.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry who is leading the Sri Lanka delegation to the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (77th UNGA) has met a number of leaders of delegations of the UN member states and addressed several high-level events in New York. Foreig…
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Sri Lanka set to begin talks to restructure debt of $30 bln.

Sri Lanka set to begin talks to restructure debt of $30 bln.
Crisis-hit Sri Lanka will begin on Friday the tricky task of debt renegotiation with a raft of private and bilateral creditors, including China, India and Japan, to restructure and repay nearly $30 billion that it owes. WHY THE NEED TO RESTRUCTURE DEBT ? Years of economic mis…
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Committee on High Posts approves several top appointments.

Committee on High Posts approves several top appointments.
The appointment of three secretaries to ministries and an ambassador has been approved by the Committee on High Posts of Parliament, Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake says. Accordingly, the Committee on High Posts of the Parliament has approved the appointm…
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Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Bill going to be amend.

Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Bill going to be amend.
Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera has responded to Supreme Court’s determination on the Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill which was submitted to the parliament. In a Tweet, the minister mentioned that the Proposed Petroleum Products (Speci…
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Yohani’s ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ hit song recorded in Hindi for ‘Thank God’ film.

Yohani’s ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ hit song recorded in Hindi for ‘Thank God’ film.
The now-famous track ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ sung by Sri Lankan singer-composer Yohani Diloka de Silva, popularly known as Yohani, is now going to be part of the soundtrack of the film ‘Thank God’ starring Ajay Devgn, Sidharth Malhotra and Nora Fatehi. “Learning the language wa…
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New budget office to be established in Parliament oversee financial affairs.

New budget office to be established in Parliament oversee financial affairs.
The Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said that steps will be taken to establish a separate budget office in Parliament to monitor the financial affairs by directly obtaining accurate information related to the government’s financial control including inco…
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CSE trading hours extends from 15 Sept 2022.

CSE trading hours extends from 15 Sept 2022.
The Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), with the consultation of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) and the stockbroking industry have decided to extend the trading hours from today (Thursday, 15th September 2022) as set out below: …
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Sri Lanka crowned Asian Netball Champions.

Sri Lanka crowned Asian Netball Champions.
Sri Lanka beat Singapore to win the Asian Netball Championship and also qualify for the 2023 World Cup. Sri Lanka defeated Singapore 63 – 53 at the finals on Sunday (11) to become six-time Asian Netball Champions. Singapore were forced to settle for second at the Asian Netbal…
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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to clinch sixth Asia Cup title.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to clinch sixth Asia Cup title.
Sri Lanka produced a dominant performance to defeat Pakistan by 23 runs in the 2022 Asia Cup final on Sunday.  Bhanuka Rajapaksa (71*) and Wanindu Hasaranga (3/27) were the stars of the night for Sri Lanka as they lifted a sixth continental title in Dubai.  Being invited to b…
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Sri Lanka beats Hong Kong, enters Asian Netball Championship finals.

Sri Lanka beats Hong Kong, enters Asian Netball Championship finals.
Unbeaten Sri Lanka today (Sep 10) thrashed Hong Kong 67-43 to qualify for the final match of Asian Netball Championship 2022. The Sri Lankan team took on the Hong Kong team in the first semi-final encounter at the OCBC Arena in Singapore. In the Group A preliminary round, Sri…
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Professor Malik Ranasinghe Assumes Duties as Chairman of ICTA.

Professor Malik Ranasinghe Assumes Duties as Chairman of ICTA.
The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), announces that Professor Malik Ranasinghe has assumed duties as Chairman, ICTA. Professor Malik Ranasinghe is a Senior Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Moratuwa (UoM) He is a Chartered Engineer, I…
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Sri Lanka to establish National Debt Management Agency.

Sri Lanka to establish National Debt Management Agency.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his interim budget speech, said an independent National Debt Management Agency (NDMA) would be established in the country. Speaking further, he said the government debt management-related activities are carried out by the Central Bank of Sr…
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Special unit to be set up for restructuring state-owned enterprises.

Special unit to be set up for restructuring state-owned enterprises.
The government has decided to establish a “State-Owned Enterprise Restructuring Unit” with the aim of facilitating the restructuring of government-owned business entities. Presenting the Interim Budget 2022 in the parliament, President Ranil Wickremesinghe further proposed t…
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Special decision taken on 20% stake of state-owned banks.

Special decision taken on 20% stake of state-owned banks.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe says the government has decided to allot 20% of shareholding in state-owned banks to the depositors and staff of those banks. The decision was taken in with the intention of meeting the recapitalization requirement borne out due to the increase…
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Retirement age of govt & semi-govt employees to be reduced.

Retirement age of govt & semi-govt employees to be reduced.
The retirement age of government and semi-government employees will be reduced to 60 years, President Ranil Wickremesinghe says. Presenting the Interim Budget 2022 for the remainder of the fiscal year 2022, the Head of State noted that all employees who have served up to the…
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Compulsory tax registration proposed for all aged above 18 years.

Compulsory tax registration proposed for all aged above 18 years.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has proposed to introduce compulsory tax registration for all residents who are aged above 18 years without considering their annual income and tax-free thresholds. He stated this during the second reading of the Appropriation (Amendment) Bill,…
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Sri Lanka to increase VAT from September.

Sri Lanka to increase VAT from September.
The Value-Added Tax (VAT) will be increased from 12% to 15% effective from September 01, President Ranil Wickremesinghe told the parliament today (30). The Head of State, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization, and National Policies, presented the…
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General Shavendra Silva bestowed with honorary title.

General Shavendra Silva bestowed with honorary title.
Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva has been bestowed with the honorary title of “Mahamanya Prathapadi-keshwara” by the Asgiri Maha Viharaya. In recognition of his services for the country, religion and national security, Chief of Defense Staff General Shavendra S…
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SSP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Director Police Legal Division.

SSP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Director Police Legal Division.
Attorney-at-Law SSP Ruwan Gunasekara has been appointed as the Director of the Legal Division of Sri Lanka Police.    The appointment was made by Inspector-General of Police C.D.Wickramaratne with effect from August 22, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Ministr…
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WHO pledges USD 4 million worth medical supplies to Sri Lanka.

WHO pledges USD 4 million worth medical supplies to Sri Lanka.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus pledged essential medical supplies worth USD 4 million to Sri Lanka, the President’s Media Division (PMD) says. The UN health agency’s chief said he has tasked the WHO Health Emergencies P…
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