Category: News Room

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Apr2017
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) encourages all political parties, trade unions and other entities celebrating May Day, to refrain from misusing public property. Reports indicate that large numbers of buses and public transportation including trains, are to be used to transport participants to the various May Day rallies being held across ... Read More
April 28, 2017admin
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Feb2017
The Right to Information (RTI) Act comes into effect on 3rd February, 2017 bringing with it a promise – of open government, of citizens’ active participation in governance, and of accountability to the sovereign people of the country. The government last week gazetted the categories of public authorities that fall within ... Read More
February 3, 2017admin
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Jan2017
Sri Lanka's Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Faizer Mustapha has refused to accept the report of the delimitation committee reviewing the demarcation of electoral boundaries in local government wards. The Chairman of the Appeals Committee on the Demarcation of boundaries of Local Government Institutions, Asoka Peiris was to hand ... Read More
January 3, 2017admin
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Nov2016
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) notes with concern the delay in the appointment of the two remaining members of the Right to Information (RTI) Commission by President Maithripala Sirisena. Three members of the Commission – Mr. Mahinda Gammanpila, Ms. Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena, and Mr. S. G Punchihewa – received their appointments ... Read More
November 24, 2016admin