Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* President to hold special discussion with all stakeholders on Singapore FTA
Fri, May 18, 2018, 08:56 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 18, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will hold a special discussion on the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement with all stakeholders on the 22nd of this month at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

Secretary to the President Austin Fernando said providing an opportunity for all stakeholders the discussion will be held at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo on Tuesday (22).

He said that representatives of the Government Medical Officers' Association are also invited to attend this special discussion.

The Secretary to the President made this observation in response to a question raised by a journalist at a media conference held at the Government Information Department premises in Narahenpita yesterday (17th).

The state doctors' union yesterday launched a token strike to protest the signing of FTA with Singapore and proceeding Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India without a National Trade Policy.

Since representatives of all parties relevant to the Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA are expected to meet, a decision on how to proceed with the trade agreement can be taken at the meeting, the President's Secretary said.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka Navy steps up relief operations in flood-affected areas, rescues 172 marooned flood victims
-- [3 hours ago]
Nine dead, over 66,000 affected in Sri Lanka due to adverse weather
-- [3 hours ago]
Bus fares in Sri Lanka go up from midnight today
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Finance Minister invites former president for a debate on debt burden
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank clarifies how gross official reserves were utilized
-- [5 hours ago]
Treasury releases funds to provide relief to flood victims
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka PM pledges to protect temples
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Cricket raises salaries of national players
-- [7 hours ago]
A fast-track agricultural development plan for the next 3 years
Pre- and primary schools in Southern Province closed due to viral flu

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.