Smooth power transition will boost investor confidene - Fitch
The quick and smooth transition of power in Sri
Lanka indicates a basic level of political stability, which could
bolster foreign investor confidence, the global rating agency, Fitch
Ratings said last week.
'New Govt should strengthen Indo–Lanka ties'
With the election of President Maithripala
Sirisena on January 9 and the decision by the newly appointed
External Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera to undertake his first
official overseas visit to New Delhi, there are indications that
Indo-Lanka relations are eventually heading in the right direction,
Supplementary Budget to reduce prices
Consumers hailed the decision of the new
government to slash the prices of ten essential items to reduce the
cost of living which had sky-rocketed beyond the means of low-income
earners who account for a majority of the population.