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Sri Lanka President outlines 28 ministries, 40 state ministries

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has published 28 ministries and 40 state ministries identifying their specific functions.


Sri Lanka rupee closes firm, bond yields ease

Sri Lanka rupee closed firmer at 184.70/77 percent on Monday in the spot market while bond yields eased, dealers said.


Sri Lanka stocks end lower, dragged down by Dialog Axiata

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.50 percent lower on Dialog Axiata plc, Lion Brewery Ceylon, and Browns investments on Monday, interim reports showed. Colombo’s main All Share Price Index (ASPI) fell 25.73 points to close at 5,150.75. The index hit an intra-day high of 5,178.81 within half an hour into trading. The index then tumbled […]


Ranil quits as UNP leader, search on for new leader – Akila Viraj

Ranil Wickremesinghe has agreed to step down from the leadership of the United National Party (UNP) and the search is on for a successor, party General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam told reporters a short while ago.


Sri Lanka-Myanmar explore the establishment of direct air connectivity

Sri Lanka is in talks with Myanmar Airways International (MAI), a private carrier based in Myanmar to establish direct air connectivity between the two countries, a press release issued by Colombo’s Embassy in Myanmar said.


Sri Lanka election verdict opportunity for inclusive, results-based governance: NPC

Sri Lanka’s election verdict last week is an opportunity for inclusive and results-based governance, the National Peace Council (NPC) said.



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