The Central Bank, with the approval of the Ministry of Finance, on Friday issued new operating instructions on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka to all banks on the special interest scheme for senior citizens. Key features of the scheme are as follows: -
CB issues fresh instructions on senior citizens’ special interest scheme
Reposition Ceylon Tea in 25 key markets
Reposition Ceylon Tea in 25 key markets Ceylon Finance Today: Chairman of the Tea Exporters' Association Rohan Fernando has told both Plantations Minister, Lakshman Kiriella and Finance Minister, Ravi Karunanayake to reposition Ceylon Tea in 25 key markets, which the Sri Lanka Tea Board and key industry stakeholders have identified.
SL, IMF talks a success
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, who met in Washington, have held successful talks.Following their talks, a joint statement was issued.“We had a fruitful discussion about recent economic developments in Sri Lanka and the near-term outlook. These discussions will continue in the context of the next regularly scheduled Post-Program Monitoring mission led by Todd Schneider, which will visit Sri Lanka from 23 February through 4 March. IMF Asia and Pacific Department Director Changyong Rhee will also join the mission to meet with senior officials.
සජිත් දකුණේ මහ ඇමැති තරගයට එනවානම් මමත් බස්නාහිර පළාතට තරග කරනවා - රවි කරුණානායක
Power, Lies Corruption: Government policy is 50 per cent of the problem Ravi Karunanayake - UNP MP
If the government decides to subsidise electricity, then the government should pump in money to the CEB. According to the United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake, government policy is the main factor that has led to the unbearable hike in the electricity tariff.
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