Govt achieves success with HSBC deal:
US$ 500 m sovereign bond issue oversubscribed
The five-year US Dollar sovereign bond issue
offered by the Government has received more than US$ 1.25 billion
orders overshooting the target by more than 200 per cent, reflecting
investor confidence in the island’s US$ 26 billion economy.
Common platform to counter terrorism
Anti-terror parley from today:
The International Conference on Counter
Terrorism which will commence today at the BMICH, would pave the way
in forming a common agenda to overcome the threat of terrorism
globally, with the forum providing a much needed platform for
experts to share their experiences, Foreign Minister Rohitha
Bogollagama said yesterday.
Rs. 5,750m budget for all institutions under President
The Rs. 5,750 million allocated from this year’s
budget for the President includes funds to be provided to all State
institutions coming under the President’s purview, Construction and
Engineering Services Minister Rajitha Senaratne said.