Indo-Pacific Funding Announcement

46 ViewsThe U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce it will provide approximately $39 million in Foreign Military Financing for Sri Lanka, pending Congressional approval. We look forward to discussing with the Government of Sri Lanka how this contribution can support our Bay of Bengal initiative and Sri Lanka’s humanitarian assistance and disaster response […]

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The Special High Courts first sittings to commence today.

30 ViewsThe newly established Special Trial-at-bar will commence its inaugural sittings today for the first time with the case against Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation’s (SLIC) former chairperson Gamini Senarath and its Managing Director Piyadasa Kudabalage. The duo will face charges of misappropriation of funds from the SLIC which were allegedly invested in various ventures including […]

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Mahasohon leader Amith,hunger strike in Prison.

26 ViewsAmith Weerasinghe, Leader of the Mahasohon Balakaya who is in remand custody at the Anuradhapura Prison, had resorted to a hunger strike from yesterday, demanding immediate release. He had initiated the hunger strike stating that the law enforcement authorities were holding him with no valid charges. Mr Weerasinghe was arrested on March 5, in […]

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