Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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Parliament Has Approved A Proposal To Increase The Maximum Limit Of Loan Government Can Borrow Through Treasury Bills From Rs.400 Billion

The Parliament has today(20) approved a proposal to increase the maximum limit of loan government can borrow through issuing  of Treasury Bills from  Rs.400 billion.

As parliament has approved the proposal submitted by Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake the maximum limit of loan government can borrow through issuing  Treasury Bills has been increased to Rs.1250 Billion from Rs.850 Billion.

The same proposal submitted by this government during it's 100 day Programme prior to the General Election held in August has been defeated at the Parliament then.

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Sri Lanka Customs Department Has Decided To Send The Three Customs Officers Remanded Over Accepting Rs.125 Million Bribe On Compulsory Leave

The Sri Lanka Customs Department has decided to send the  three high rank Customs Officers who were remanded over accepting Rs.125 Million as a bribe on compulsory leave.

The decision to send the three customs officers on compulsory leave has been taken to pave the way for an inquiry to be conducted by Sri Lanka Customs Department against those officers.

The Three high rank Customs Officers have been arrested by Bribery Commission last week while accepting Rs.125 million as a bribe from a foreign company representatives.The suspects were remanded until 30th of October after been produced before the court.

Supreme Court Has Today(20) Issued A Notice To Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakshe To Appear Before Supreme Court.

Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakshe
The Supreme Court has today(20) issued a notice to Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakshe to appear before the court on 12th of November.

The Supreme Court Judge Rohini Marasinghe has issued the notice to Justice Minister to inquire and inform the court on whether the Sri Lankan Court Judges are giving severe punishment for minor offences after taken into consideration a petition filed on this regard.

The petition filed at Supreme Court has alleged that some magistrates have been ordered 34 -66 year imprisonment for those who found guilty for small offences."Four Year Imprisonment is enough for those charged against small offences"Supreme Court Judge has stressed.

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New Chairman And Two New Commissioners Have Been Appointed To Bribery Commission

Justice Titus Bodhipala Weerasinghe has been today (20) appointed as the Chairman of Commission To Investigate Allegations Against Bribery And Corruption according to Director General Of the Commission Dilrukshi Dias Wikramasinghe.

Justice Chandranath Neville Guruge and Justice Ranjith Silva have been appointed as new commissioners of the Bribery Commission the Director General has said.

These new Appointments have  been made by newly appointed constitutional council which was established under the 19th amendment.It has been reported that President Maithripala Sirisene has given approval for  these appointments .

The Cabinet Spokesman and Minister of Health Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has stated recently that during the period of out going Chairman of the Bribery Commission  Jagath Balapatabandi ,no proper inquiries have  conducted on serious allegations leveled against bribes.

Even an allegation has leveled against  former chairman of the commission itself regarding taking bribes  and  outcome of the inquiry conducted  on that has a negative  impact  Cabinet Spokesman has stressed.

CID Has Requested The Permission Of Parliamentary Speaker To Question MP Geetha Kumarasinghe On Her Dual Citizenship Status

Image result for sri lankan parliamentThe Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has requested the permission of Parliamentary Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to Question the Galle District(In Southern Province)MP of United Peoples Freedom Alliance and former actress Geetha Kumarasinghe regarding the allegation leveled against her on holding Dual Citizenship in Sri Lanka and in Switzerland.

According to the Provisions of  newly implemented 19th Amendment Sri Lankan Citizens who possesses Dual Citizenship in an another country are not eligible to contest  in local elections.

MP Kumarasinghe who has been elected to Parliament from Galle District at the recently concluded General Elections for the first time would loose her parliamentary seat if she found guilty for the allegation leveled against her.However she had served as a  Provincial Council Member  of Southern Provincial Council prior to the General Election held in 17th of August this year.

Meanwhile Four Petitioners have filed a court case too against MP Kumarasinghe regarding the same
allegation .

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