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Thousands of postal workers took to the streets of Colombo yesterday against what they called government moves to privatise the postal service and inordinate delay in solving problems they were faced with.

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Pilots: Cost of aircraft

lease agreements much

higher than market price


The cost of aircraft lease agreements, signed by SriLankan Airlines in recent times, was 30-40% higher than the current market price, President of the Airline Pilots’ Guild of Sri Lanka (APGSL) Ranjith Vithanage told the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on irregularities at SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering and Mihin Lanka yesterday.

Vithanage said he had ascertained the information at issue during discussions with senior officers and representatives of the Aviation Consultants, Nyras of UK, restructuring of the airline.

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PCoI warns Chairman/CEO of SriLankan against victimising witnesses

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on irregularities at SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering and Mihin Lanka has directed the Chairman and the CEO of SriLankan Airlines not to victimise witnesses who have testified before it or are sche...

Debutant Rajitha stuns Sri Lanka

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Kasun Rajitha put Sri Lanka in the box seat with a stunning spell of nine overs where he took two wickets for 15 runs after West Indies began their chase of 296 runs to win the match here at Gros Islet’s Darren Sammy Stadium in the West Indies...

National unity government needs to govern with more consensus

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In the past two weeks there have been indications that the government parties are trying to sort out their differences. SLFP National Organiser, Minister Duminda Dissanayake has said that contrary to views expressed by some SLFP members, there were no ...

China allays ‘public fears’ on loans provided to Sri Lanka

Li Jiming, Director General of the Foreign Affairs Office of the Yunnan Provincial Government of China told the foreign media recently that there is no reason for Sri Lankans to fear their country falling into a debt trap because of the Chinese infr...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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