(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in his capacity as the Chairman of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) on Anti Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), represented the Sri Lankan delegation to the 2023 Annual Plenary of the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) and the ensuing Technical Assistance and Training (TA&T) Forum held in Vancouver, Canada from 11 – 14 July 2023."Governor of Central Bank attends 2023 Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering Annual Plenary in Canada"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The National Secretariat for Non-Governmental Organizations has issued a circular to streamline and formalize the visa process for foreigners coming to work in non-governmental organizations (NGOs)."Measures taken to facilitate visa process for foreigners coming to work in NGOs"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) and Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) successfully conducted an Investor Forum on 28th March 2023 at the JKAB Beach Resort, Trincomalee."SEC and CSE host another Investor Forum in Trincomalee"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – This year, 400 million rupees have been allocated to cultivate 13,000 acres of paddy using the parachute technology."Rs. 400 million allocated to cultivate paddy by parachute method"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – State Minister for Finance Dr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says that the reports that a stock of medicines imported under the Indian Loan Assistance Program has been detained at the port due to non-payment of taxes are completely false."State Minister of Finance rejects reports that medicines detained at Port"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Constitutional Council met Yesterday (30) in Parliament presided by the Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, the Speaker and the Chairman of the Constitutional Council."The Constitutional Council calls for applications from the public for Independent Commissions"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Foreign Employment Bureau has taken measures to extend the 15-day training course for women going abroad for the first time for the position of domestic housekeeping assistant to 28 days from February 1 this year with NVQ 3 level."NVQ is mandatory from April 1 for women going abroad as domestic aides"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –President Ranil Wickremesinghe, presenting the 2023 Budget in parliament today (Nov 14), stated that steps will be taken to increase the passport and visa charges by 20%."Passport and visa charges to be increased by 20%"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that he was shocked and saddened by the Gujarat incident."President shocked and saddened by Gujarat incident"