The Annual Report 2016 of Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) was handed over to the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayke by the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Indrajith Coomaraswami yesterday (26th April) at the Finance Ministry.
President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury said President Maithripala Sirisena has given an inspiration to all those who work to strengthen parliamentary democracies in the world. The step taken by President Sirisena to dilute executive powers of the Sri Lankan Executive Presidency and vest them with the parliamentary is an important step towards strengthening democracy.
A 21-member military delegation from the National Defence University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Commodore Shahid Sohail Rao met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi at the Ministry premises on Monday (24th April).
The Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles, David Claude Pierre paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters yesterday (24th April).
The current economic performance of Sri Lanka was given a special praise during the ongoing biannual summit of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank at Washington DC, said Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake. The minister points out that he started separate discussions with heads of the IMF and the WB. The summit began on April 18 and concluded yesterday (23rd April).
Members of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU) on the directives and guidance of the President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Yamuna Wijegunaratne yesterday (21st April) rendered assistance to the people who were displaced following the collapse of garbage dump in Meethotamulla.