Half of Sri Lanka's public procurement contracts are tainted by bribery and corruption, President Maithripala Sirisena said Friday, nearly two years after he came to power promising to tackle government graft.
The cutoff marks for the grade five scholarship examinations for 2016 has been issued by the Ministry of Education today, a statement said.
A meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and a group of representatives of the Polit Bureaus of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka and Lanka Sama Samaja Party held at the President’s Official Residence yesterday.
The funeral of a person displaced due to the landslide on Samasara Hill in Aranayake is being held inside a tent at the camp the displaced are housed in, highlighting the sorry plight of the displaced more than six months after the disaster.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday officially declared names of 19 Kandyan leaders as patriotic war heroes who fought for the freedom of the Motherland by revoking the Gazette issued by English Governor Robert Brownrigg in January, 1818 listing 19 Kandyan leaders as traitors, a statement from the Presidential Secretariat said.
Sri Lanka Thawheed Jamath (SLTJ) Secretary Abdul Razik was released today on strict bail conditions by the Colombo Additional Magistrate (Nov 9).
Group Lease Public Company Ltd (GLPCL), a digital finance company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), has acquired a 22.
Sri Lanka and the Principality of Andorra have formally established diplomatic relations following the signing of the Joint Communiqué on November 30, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
In an important symbol of enduring friendship with Sri Lanka, U.