Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Written by Staff Writer

22 Nov, 2018 | 7:22 am

COLOMBO (News 1st)

1. The Sri Lankan Rupee further depreciated against the US Dollar to Rs. 179.04 yesterday.

2. The Presidential Commission appointed to address issues with public official salary will hand over its report to the president next week.

3. An individual who had been selling marijuana under the guise of being a fish monger and a couple connected to smuggling marijuana have been arrested following a raid by the Minuwangoda police.

4. Cabinet approval has been granted to draft a supplementary expenditure estimate until the budget is presented in parliament.

5. Serial crosser Wasantha Senanayake back in UPFA fold.

6. A special investigation will be launched to arrest vendors and beggars aboard trains. – Railway Department

7. Neil Umagiliya has been appointed as the Chairman of Bank of Ceylon.

8. Nalaka Godahewa, a controversial figure involved with various alleged malfeasance has been appointed as the chairman of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation.

9. The National Zoological Department has announced plans to open two zones of the Ridiyagama Safari park in Hambantota to the public.

10. The Satyagraha campaign launched yesterday under the theme “Let’s join to safeguard democracy” and staged opposite the Colombo Municipal Council, continues.


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