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Mangala issues statement on threatening journalists over NYT article

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera has issued a statement on the allegations of two local journalists being threatened for contributing to the New York Times article. Stating that the SLPP leadership must take full responsibility for these attacks, he also says that these allegations must be investigated by the authorities …

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AG filed action on UPF- PM

The Attorney General had already filed legal action to recover the additional revenue of Rs 140 million earned by Perpetual Treasuries by selling bonds to University Provident Fund (UPF), Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament yesterday. Mr Wickremesinghe said this in response to a query by JVP MP Nalinda Jayatissa …

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SL retains Tier 2 ranking in US TIP report

Sri Lanka retained its Tier 2 ranking in the US State Department Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report for the second consecutive year. The 2018 Report which was released on 28 June 2018 can be accessed online at, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday through a media release.   It …

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