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Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

Primary industries on the correct path – Daya Gamage

The primary industries ministry implemented a number of productive programmes in the past two years to realize the government objective to help export earnings achieve a broad-based improvement, says primary industries minister Daya Gamage. He was speaking at the launch of the EU Technical assistance to the agriculture modernization project …

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GMOA complains of move to amend Medical Ordinance

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne was under pressure from some NGOs to amend the Medical Ordinance and restructure the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to suit their sinister agendas, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) charged yesterday.   GMOA Secretary Dr. Haritha Aluthge told the media that a senior journalist …

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UNP vows to defeat NCM with comfortable majority

The UNP yesterday said that it was confident of defeating the no-confidence motion moved by the Joint Opposition (JO) against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with what it called a comfortable majority in Parliament tomorrow.   UNP Deputy General Secretary and Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam told a media briefing at Sirikotha …

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Ceylon Dollar Bond Fund opens its doors to local investors

Ceylon Dollar Bond Fund (CDBF) investing in Sri Lanka Development Bonds (SLDBs), Dollar Sovereign and Bank Bonds, is now eligible to accept investments from any local individual or company. All Personal Foreign Currency Account (PFCA) holders (formerly NRFC, RFC, RNNFC, SFIDA etc.) or Business Foreign Currency Account (BFCA) holders (formerly …

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