16 million USD worth of assistance from people of India to start arriving

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A large humanitarian grant assistance consignment worth more than SLR 2 billion from the people of India is scheduled to reach Colombo on 22 May 2022. The consignment, which consists of 9,000 MT of rice, 50 MT of milk powder and more than 25 MT of drugs and other medical supplies, will be handed over by High Commissioner Gopal Baglay to the senior leadership of Government of Sri Lanka.

"16 million USD worth of assistance from people of India to start arriving"

A proposal to amend the Standing Orders increasing powers of all Committees including COPE and COPA will be presented soon – Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Leader of the House

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A motion to amend the Standing Orders and increase the powers of all Parliament Committees including COPE and COPA will be tabled in Parliament today or next week, the Leader of the House, Minister Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena said in Parliament today (20).

"A proposal to amend the Standing Orders increasing powers of all Committees including COPE and COPA will be presented soon – Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Leader of the House"

The Committee on Public Finance decides to summon CBSL Governor, the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and other officials next week

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Committee on Public Finance, chaired by Hon. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Member of Parliament, yesterday (19) decided to summon the Governor of the Central Bank, the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and other officials to the Committee on Finance next week to discuss the current economic crisis and the solutions.

"The Committee on Public Finance decides to summon CBSL Governor, the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and other officials next week"