Category: Local

Australia’s highest paid CEO – (Video)

The highest-paid CEO in Australia and her family immigrated from Sri Lanka with just $200 to their names when she was 14 years old. Macquarie Group chief executive Shemara Wikramanayake became the first female...

State foreign tours temporarily suspended

All foreign tours of state sector employees have been suspended till further notice. According to J.J. Ratnasiri the Secretary to the Ministry of State Administration, Presidential Secretary P.B. Jayasundara had issued a letter in...

7000 appeals against 2019 electoral register

The National Elections Commission notes that they have received over 7000 appeals regarding the 2019 electoral resigner. Commissioner General Saman Sri Rathnayake noted that these appeals will be taken up for consideration at the...

PM expected to step down today – Kiriella

Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella states that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would make a statement this evening on stepping down and handing over the Government. Speaking to News1st, Kiriella stated that the PM...

U.S. Embassy congratulates Gotabaya

The U.S. Embassy making an announcement congratulated on the democratically held presidential election of Sri Lanka and expressed their hope of working with President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa in the future. In their announcement, the Embassy...