Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is extremely concerned over amended provisions in the gazetted National Audit Bill. There are three major areas of concern - 1. the surcharge powers, being the power to recover monies related to any fraud, negligence, misappropriation or corruption, have been vested in the Chief Accounting Officers (e.g. Secretary to a Ministry or Department Head) instead of the Auditor General 2. Vast discretionary powers have been vested in Chief Accounting Officers in determining the final surcharge 3. Persons ... Read More
On the 27th February 2018 a training program on RTI was conducted for the Information officers, Designated Officers and other officials from various public authorities in the Matara District. The program was geared towards instilling a receptiveness to open governance, accountability and public participation in government processes in the officials ... Read More
As the world celebrates International Women's Day, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) calls upon all political parties, the Elections Commission of Sri Lanka (ECSL) and competent authorities to ensure the implementation of the 25% quota for women in Local Government Authorities (LGA's).
The quota for women's representation as introduced by the ... Read More