Category: Sambhashana


One hundred and twenty eight Acts of Parliament have been passed as urgent bills since 1978. This was revealed by former Secretary General of Parliament, Ms Priyani Wijesekera at TISL's Sambhashana programme, 'How urgent are Urgent Bills' held on 29 November at the OPA auditorium. Pointing out that when one glances ... Read More
December 2, 2011haritha



Assets law must be strengthened

The need for the legislation on the declaration of assets and liabilities to be more strengthened and effectively implemented was stressed by the panelists who participated in the Sambhashana discussion organised by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL). It was also pointed out that civil society should show more interest and be ... Read More
November 14, 2011haritha


Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has decided to expose and make public the names of the elected candidates at the October 8 local elections and have not declared their assets. The names will be published and later on the list will be handed over to the Commission to Investigate Bribery or ... Read More
November 1, 2011haritha


"Today local government elections are fought just like a major election. Political parties enter the fray and large amounts of money are spent. Elections are a big business today. "Sri Lanka's local elections have had a cherished history. Prior to 1977 when the village committee system was in operation, the accepted ... Read More
October 3, 2011haritha