The World Bank reaffirmed its continued support to Sri Lanka’s growth and development for the benefit of all its people, as World Bank Vice President for South Asia, Hartwig Schafer concluded a four-day visit.
Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS) and the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) has requested Switzerland to deny accreditation to the newly appointed ambassador designate for Sri Lanka for his alleged activities in a death squad that terrorized the island nation in the late 80s.
The former Chairman of People's Bank, Mr. Mano Tittawella passed away this morning in Melbourne, Australia.
It is reported that the Presidential Secretariat has taken steps to ban the purchase of vehicles for ministries and state institutions.
Ratnapura District Parliamentarian from the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Ranjith de Zoysa passed away this morning while receiving treatment at a hospital in Singapore.