Former State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne has raised concerns over the probable appointment of Ajith Nivard Cabraal as the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).
A year after the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) presented a draft bill for a public health emergency act in order to lawfully deal with the Covid-19 pandemic and future pandemic disaster situations, a leading private sector trade union has submitted amendments.
The government is paving the way for crony capitalism by providing concessions to multi-millionaire racketeers instead of serving the people, Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa said.
Sri Lankan police and army are still abducting, torturing and raping young Tamils just for taking part in commemoration events, anti-government protests or receiving funds from abroad, said the International Truth and Justice Project in a new report launched for the September session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Sri Lanka Army says that the administering of the Pfizer vaccine has not been officially handed over to the military following a leading medical professionals’ association expressing strong opposition with regard to handing it over to the military.
Tamil mothers who commemorated the International Day Against Disappearances, remembering those who went missing 12 years ago, have protested against the Sri Lankan government as well as the United Nations for failing to find their loved ones.
The United States donated over 100,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine donated by the Government of the United States were delivered by the COVAX Facility to Sri Lanka on Saturday (07).