US Senate Foreign Relations Committee comments on IMF agreement with SL

Sunday, 03 July 2022 - 10:23

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee in a Twitter message says that any IMF Agreement with Sri Lanka must be contingent on CBSL Independence, strong anti-corruption measures & promotion of the rule of law. Without these critical reforms, Sri Lanka could suffer further economic mismanagement and uncontrollable debt.

This was in reponse to a twitter message by IMF saying " The aim of the new IMF program is to restore economic stability and debt sustainability, while protecting the most vulnerable, safeguarding financial stability & stepping up reforms to address corruption vulnerabilities so that Sri Lanka can meet its full potential."

Former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa expected to arrive in SL - Udayanga Weeratunga
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 - 14:48

Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga says that former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will arrive in Sri Lanka on 24 August.He... Read More

Jacqueline Fernandez named an accused in a money laundering case
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 - 14:33

Jacqueline Fernandez has been named an accused in the money laundering case against conman Sukesh Chandrashekar, who faces charges of extortion amounting... Read More

Erroneous news items referring to statements made by the CBSL Governor
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 - 15:18

The CBSL says that appearance of erroneous news items referring to statements made by the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on various websites... Read More