Sri Lanka’s CPC financed SriLankan about US$8mn a month

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has been financing loss-making SriLankan Airlines to the tune of 8 million dollar a month, newly appointed Chairman Ashok Pathirage has said.

Opposition did not support the supplementary estimate as govt wanted to increase debt ceiling-Patali

Former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said that the Opposition did not approve the Supplementary Estimate as the government wanted to increase the debt ceiling.

Business Impact on Sri Lanka from COVID-19

The outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having its toll on the global economy with many economists now expecting a larger impact than the SARS outbreak in 2002-03.

Lawyer appointed to Sri Lanka central bank’s rate setting Monetary Board

Sri Lanka's Constitutional Council had approved Sajeeva Jayawardene, a laywer nominated by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as a member of the governing board of Sri Lanka's central bank.

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