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14

Mar2016
The National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) and Purawesi Balaya yesterday said the Parliament should explain recent decision to sharply increase allowances given to members. Those struggling to make ends meet have a right to know what was going on in parliament, NMSJ convenor Prof. Sarath Wijesooriya and co-convenor of Purawesi ... Read More
March 14, 2016admin
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14

Mar2016
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says his desire is to build a promising country with clean politics based on fundamental human needs and he will strive to bring about an ethical political culture in Sri Lanka. He says the leaders of political parties should set examples to their followers on the ... Read More
March 14, 2016admin
RTI

08

Mar2016
The government has postponed the presenting of the much-awaited Right to Information Act to Parliament which was scheduled to be tabled today (08). Parliament Reforms and Mass Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka yesterday said the government would not be able to present the draft Bill on Tuesday as scheduled as there was ... Read More
March 8, 2016admin
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08

Mar2016
Raises concerns over “toothless” RTI Commission and exemption clauses Ahead of tabling of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill in Parliament today, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) sent a letter to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to raise their concerns over clauses in the Bill’s draft and to appeal for its release into ... Read More
March 8, 2016admin