Central Bank Governor Dr.Indrajit Coomaraswamy this week expressed confidence that by early next year Sri Lanka will be able to move away from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list.
The Sri Lanka – Singapore Free Trade Agreement is now in force despite a committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to analyse the deal, State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Dr. Harsha de Silva said, condemning attempts by the Opposition to create a “bogeyman” of the Singapore trade deal.
AIA Insurance Lanka PLC has failed to secure the required majority for the delisting move from shareholders.
US President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, is said to be "more than happy" to speak to the inquiry into alleged collusion with Russia.
The U.S.-backed Afghan government announced Wednesday it does not plan to attend next month's multi-nation conference in Russia on the future of Afghanistan, while the Taliban insurgency confirmed to VOA it has accepted the invitation and will send a delegation to event.