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President to announce govt stand on SAITM on Monday

President Maithripala Sirisena would reveal the government’s position on the SAITM (South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine) issue on Monday, Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament yesterday.   Answering a question raised by MEP and Joint Opposition Parliament Group leader Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister Kirielle said the government …

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A special team to study COPE findings and take appropriate action

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament yesterday that he had instructed the officials of the Finance Ministry to appoint a special team of experts to study the reports of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and take appropriate action on its findings.   The Speaker said so in response to COPE …

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