Sri Lanka CID to investigate New York Times disclosure of Chinese funding for ex-president’s re-election campaign

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lanka police has commenced an investigation into the controversial New York Times disclosure that former president Mahinda Rajapaksa had received money from China Harbor company for his re-election campaign.

"Sri Lanka CID to investigate New York Times disclosure of Chinese funding for ex-president’s re-election campaign"

Cabinet approval to purchase 5,000kg of paddy from each farmer

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the proposal made by the Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera and the Development and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama, to purchase paddy up to a maximum of 5,000 kilogram from each farmer during the ‘Yala’ season this year.

"Cabinet approval to purchase 5,000kg of paddy from each farmer"