Category: Press Releases

TISL Press Releases

RTI11

03

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
RTI

24

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
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01

Nov2016
​Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is encouraged by the Committee on Public Enterprise (COPE) issuing a unanimous report on the Central Bank bond controversy, following days of conflicting and contradictory statements. The report has now been forwarded to the Attorney ... Read More
November 1, 2016admin
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28

Oct2016
​Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) urges the Inspector General of Police to thoroughly investigate into the deaths of two students that took place in Jaffna on the evening of 21st... Read More
October 28, 2016admin