Thursday, December 3, 2015

Two New Judges Sworn In Before President Sirisene

Image result for sworn in logoTwo new judges namely a Supreme Court Judge and an Acting Chairman of the Appeals Court have been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisene yesterday(03).

Accordingly K.Chithrasiri has been sworn in as a new Supreme Court Judge and Nalin Jayalath has been sworn in as the Acting Chairman of Appeals Court

The swearing in ceremony was held at President's Office in Parliamentary Complex.

Colombo Magistrate Court Has Rejected Former MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardne's Application To Go Abroad.

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The Colombo Magistrate Court has today (03) rejected the application filed by  Former  United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardene to go abroad.

MP Sajin Vaas who was detained recently over an allegation leveled against him over misusing state resources has filed an application on Court seeking permission to go to Singapore for medical treatment .

The Application was rejected when the case was taken up for hearing today(03).Court has released the former MP Sajin Vaas on bail on last October after being in prison since 11th of May.His passport was also seized by the court .


Cabinet Has Approved The Right To Information Bill

Image result for right to information actThe Cabinet has yesterday(02) approved the Right To Information Bill according to Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe.

Right To Information Bill is  an act provide for Right To Information .However Specify the ground especially the Way of accessing  may be denied it has been reported.

Prime Minister Wikramasinghe has informed the Parliament today (03) regarding the  Cabinet approval for  Right To  Information Bill.

Government To Issue Concessionary Vehicle Permits To Government Sector Officials For Once In Every Ten Years

Image result for prime minister ranil wickramasinghePrime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe has informed the Parliament today(03) Government has decided to issue concessionary Vehicle Permits for Government Sector Officials once in every 10 years .

Under the new decision the maximum vehicle permits one person can receive will  be restricted to two permits according to the Prime Minister.

Earlier the concessionary Vehicle Permits for Government Sector Officials and Duty Free Vehicle Permits for MP'S have been issued once in every five years and through the 2016 Budget Proposals it has been abolished completely in view of saving Rs.40 billion annually .

However as Some MP'S as well as government sector executive grade officers including Doctors and Engineers are opposing the decision of abolishing Concessionary Vehicle Permits government has decided to issue the permits under a different scheme.