Lankapage Logo CP 22 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Bar Association expresses grave concern about looming economic crisis in Sri Lanka
Fri, Jan 14, 2022, 07:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 14, Colombo: The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) expressing grave concern about a looming economic crisis in the country, called on the Government to seek professional assistance to resolve the impending crisis.

Issuing a statement the BASL called upon the government to seek the assistance of “acknowledged independent and non-partisan” experts both domestically and internationally and also of multilateral institutions that have a proven record of providing resources financially as well as in the form of technical expertise that will enable sustainable solutions to this crisis.

“It is our belief that such assistance will result in the prescriptions that manifest to the world Sri Lanka’s belief in institutions as a country where effective governance is not contingent on personalities. It will manifest the fact that Sri Lanka has the desire and institutional capacity to respond to the exigencies brought by the present crisis via prescriptions that subscribe to the Rule of Law,” the BASL pointed out.

Following is the full statement:


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
South Korea’s National Assembly Speaker arrives in Sri Lanka
-- [8 minutes ago]
Former Minister Rajitha’s ‘white van media conference’ case fixed for 15 March
-- [18 minutes ago]
Island wide Dengue eradication program today and tomorrow
-- [33 minutes ago]
Navy nabs suspect with Crystal Methamphetamine in Talaimannar
-- [1 hour and 46 minutes ago]
Japan grants equipment worth Rs. 400 million to Sri Lanka hospitals
-- [2 hours ago]
Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasekara contracts Covid-19
-- [2 hours ago]
HNB FINANCE wins Marketing & Branding Initiative at ABF Awards
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to construct four flyovers with Hungarian financial aid to ease traffic congestion
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank raises policy interest rates to strengthen macroeconomic stability
-- [3 hours ago]
Court to decide on former Defense Secretary on February 18th

Copyright © 2000, 2020 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.