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
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
Sri Lanka has failed to show significant improvement in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, released by Transparency International, the global movement against corruption. The index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. Sri Lanka has moved up 4 places from 95th to 91st, ... Read More