Monetary Board, at its meeting held on 05th April 2016 has promoted Miss. K. Saravanamuttu and Mr. E A Hettiarachchi; Mr. R A A Jayalath, Mr. K M M Siriwardana and Mr. S J A Handagama, five Staff Class Grade IV officers, to the post of Assistant Governor with effect from 05th April 2016, 16th April 2016, 12th June 2016, and 18th June 2016, respectively. These promotions have been made in line with the succession plan of the Bank and to address the new challenges of the Central Bank.
State Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe, at the recently held Investor Forum met with 11 existing investors to address issues and bottlenecks they faced when starting new projects or expanding existing investments under the BOI.
US: Recognising the contributions of journalists in a democracy, US President Barack Obama on Sunday underlined the importance of a free press when liberal ideals and independent media are under attack across the world.
Twenty sixth International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) annual meeting between the Sri Lanka and India Navies and Coast Guards was held on-board SLNS Sagara at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai yesterday (28th April).
CHILE: Chile reburied Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda’s remains Tuesday after exhuming them to determine whether he was assassinated by late dictator Augusto Pinochet’s regime -- a mystery that still lingers.