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Wet weather to continue till June 27

Due to active southwest monsoonal conditions, showery weather is expected during next few days (till June 27) in the south western part of the country and the possibility of continuing rain in the Kegalle, Rathnapura and Kalutara districts is high, the Met. Department said. Fairly strong winds about 50 kmph …

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Current monetary policy stance is appropriate-CB

Central Bank releasing the monetary policy review on Friday said it has decided to maintain current policy interest rates as the current monetary policy stance is appropriate. Accordingly, the Monetary Board has decided to maintain the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR) of the …

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Muslims in Sri Lanka to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday

Muslims in Sri Lanka will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr (Ramadan festival) on Monday (June 26) as the new moon has not been sighted, the Colombo Grand Mosque announced. Eid al-Fitr is a “festival of breaking the fast” and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. It is a religious holiday …

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