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Sri Lanka has failed to show progress on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), compiled by Transparency International (TI), the global coalition against corruption. Sri Lanka has scored 38 on the CPI 2018 retaining the same score from 2017; on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). ... Read More
January 29, 2019haritha


Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is disappointed to learn of the decision made by the Presidential Secretariat to appeal against the order issued by the Right to Information Commission (RTIC), directing the disclosure of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s assets and liabilities declaration for 2015/2016. TISL’s Executive Director Asoka Obeyesekere said, “Given ... Read More
January 7, 2019haritha


Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) calls on the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) to consider the statement of the President in its ongoing investigation into allegations of attempts to bribe members of parliament. The President’s acknowledgement in an interview with the Daily Mirror last week, that ... Read More
December 11, 2018haritha


In a landmark decision delivered yesterday (4) the Right to Information Commission (RTIC) directed the Presidential Secretariat to disclose the declaration of assets & liabilities of Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe in his role as Prime Minister for 2015 and 2016. The Order was made pursuant to the initial request filed by ... Read More
December 5, 2018haritha