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Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksa

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO, July 11 Sri Lankan police arrested the eldest son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday for misappropriation of funds in an apartment project, his lawyer said, the third member of the once-powerful family to be detained. Namal Rajapaksa, who is also a member of parliament, had been questioned by financial police investigating the $650-million high-end project in the capital Colombo.

Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksa - World | The Star Online

thestar.com.my — COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested the eldest son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday for misappropriation of funds in an apartment project, his lawyer said, the third member of the once-powerful family to be detained. Namal Rajapaksa, who is also a member of parliament, had been questioned by financial police investigating the $650-million high-end project in the capital Colombo.

Sri Lanka court suspends government's tax hikes - media

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Monday temporarily suspended government tax hikes that came into effect on May 2 because they had not yet been approved by the parliament. In a statement, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the interim court order is not expect to have any adverse impact on the government's revenue collection.

Sri Lanka court suspends government's tax hikes - media

in.news.yahoo.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Monday temporarily suspended government tax hikes that came into effect on May 2 because they had not yet been approved by the parliament. In a statement, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the interim court

Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksa

reuters.com — COLOMBO Sri Lankan police arrested the eldest son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday for misappropriation of funds in an apartment project, his lawyer said, the third member of the once-powerful family to be detained. Namal Rajapaksa, who is also a member of parliament, had been questioned by financial police investigating the $650-million high-end project in the capital Colombo.

Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksa

metro.us — By Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested the eldest son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday for misappropriation of funds in an apartment project, his lawyer said, the third member of the once-powerful family to be detained.

Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksa

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, July 11 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested the eldest son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday for misappropriation of funds in an apartment project, his lawyer said, the third member of the once-powerful family to be detained.

Sri Lanka appoints ex-central banker Coomaraswamy as new central bank chief

in.reuters.com — World | Sat Jul 2, 2016 11:12am IST COLOMBO | COLOMBO Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday said he has appointed former central banker Indrajith Coomaraswamy as the new central bank chief, moving to quell uncertainty after the previous governor declined to seek reappointment.

UPDATE 2-Sri Lanka awaits finmin recommendation on new c.bank chief

reuters.com — Political disagreement delays appointment -govt sources * Deputy c.bank chief among six contenders * President to appoint new governor after finmin advice (Adds govt comments, recasts through) By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO, July 1 Sri Lanka will have no central bank chief for a few days, the government said on Friday, an unprecedented leadership vacuum that fuels concern about daily operations after the previous governor declined to seek reappointment.

Sri Lanka to impose capital gains tax on stocks - minister

reuters.com — COLOMBO, June 28 Sri Lanka intends to impose a capital gains tax on profits from equities, a senior government minister said late on Monday, as the government attempts to shore up its finances to qualify for an IMF loan.
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