The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka calls on the president to give leadership in calling for, and the prime minister and all members of the Constitutional Assembly, to ensure the incorporation of economic, social and cultural rights in the future constitutional chapter on rights as fully protected rights.
Following two interim orders Hatton National Bank (HNB) yesterday notified the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) that it would not be holding the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) that was initially scheduled for tomorrow.
The Trelleborg Wheel Systems manufacturing facility in Sri Lanka was recognised for its export achievements when it was honoured with a Presidential Export Award in a ceremony presided over by Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo.
The Rs. 5 billion debenture issue of Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc closed within minutes of opening yesterday after it was oversubscribed twice over, the bank has announced.
Sri Lanka’s Finance Ministry resorts to television advertising to create awareness on importance of paying taxes among the people on the eve of the 2017 budget.
A hartal is on in the northern province today (25) to protest the killing of two Jaffna university students five days earlier, said NPC councilor M.K. Sivajilingam.