Category: Press Releases

TISL Press Releases

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The passage of the National Audit Act in July marked a significant watershed for the public service in Sri Lanka, introducing a legal framework to promote fiscal accountability amongst those serving in the public sector. However, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) wishes to re-iterate that as with the Right to ... Read More
October 2, 2018haritha


Right to Know Day (28th Sept) has taken on special significance for Sri Lanka since the enactment of the Right to Information (RTI) law which has enabled citizens to ask crucial questions on how we are being governed. To mark Right to Know Day, TISL has launched a complete interactive ... Read More
September 28, 2018haritha


On July 24, 2018, Transparency International Sri Lanka's (TISL) Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre brought to the attention of the Minister of Sports Hon. Faiszer Mustapha, a potential incident of abuse of power, as per a complaint we had received regarding the selections process for the tennis squad for the Asian Games 2018. Media reports published on July ... Read More
August 2, 2018haritha


In the aftermath of the revelations about Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekera MP receiving money from a company controlled by Perpetual Treasuries owner Arjun Aloysius, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) wishes to once again raise the need to introduce interest registers for members of parliament and other public representatives as an important step towards preventing corruption. TISL has consistently highlighted the ... Read More
May 30, 2018haritha