Category: Press Releases

TISL Press Releases

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Nov2017
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is deeply concerned by the blocking of the website Lanka E News purportedly by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL). TISL calls on the TRCSL and the government to immediately provide clarity on the arbitrary blocking of the Lanka E News website and ... Read More
November 15, 2017admin
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01

Nov2017
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is encouraged by the proposal put forward by His Excellency the President, Maithripala Sirisena, to control unlimited spending on election campaigns. However, TISL urges lawmakers to be mindful of the importance of publicly disclosing sources of campaign funding as a minimum requirement, when drafting provisions ... Read More
November 1, 2017admin
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02

Aug2017
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is extremely concerned by reports quoting a letter from the Secretary to the Ministry of Home Affairs, dated 27 July, which instructs all District Secretaries to host a series of events from 3 August, to celebrate Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's 40 years in public service.   If the instructions ... Read More
August 2, 2017admin
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28

Jul2017
The recent re-emergence of the uncomfortable nexus between politicians and business was witnessed before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Bond Issuance.  This nexus maybe sociologically complex, but the solution is far more straightforward. The government needs to expeditiously introduce a mandatory register of financial interest for all MPs, which would ... Read More
July 28, 2017admin