Cabinet has decided to henceforth destroy all stocks of 'Beedi Leaves' that are confiscated by Sri Lanka Customs.
Sri Lanka’s economy will contract as much as 1.
Sri Lanka will be exploring possibility of obtaining a US$1 billion Repo facility from the US Federal Reserve (FR) to meet the country’s monetary needs.
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Health authorities have identified 57 COVID-19 patients today (9), the Government Information Department announced a short while ago.
The Election Commission (EC) has instructed police to take immediate action to remove election propaganda promoting candidates on private vehicles as they contravene election laws.
Six suspects have been taken into custody in connection with the sword attack on an individual outside the Jaffna District Secretariat last morning (8).
One suspect has been arrested in connection with an incident on Monday (6) night where police in Rajanganaya opened fire on a three-wheeler whose occupants failed to stop.
Sri Lankan interest rates are being further reduced, with the decision to reduce the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR) of the Central Bank by 100 basis points each, to 4.
Following the request of the government, Japan has agreed to provide Japanese Yen 800 million (approx.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided COVID-19 protective and preventive equipment to 134 Local Government authorities across the Eastern, Northern, North-Central and Uva Provinces, the UN agency in Colombo said.
Staff at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and those of the Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd.