Tag: Sri Lanka

PM letter Test 02

02

Jul2021
On the 17th of May, the cabinet of ministers approved a proposal by PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to revise the existing guidelines on procurement to expedite procurement of essential medical supplies such as vaccines. While recognizing the need to improve procurement efficiency, TISL warns that new procurement guidelines could lead to new ... Read More
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Jun2021
TISL demands accountability in the Presidential Pardon system following the release of 3 persons convicted of murder, since 2019 across different presidencies. It is deeply concerning that the public of Sri Lanka has not been presented any proof that the Constitutionally prescribed process has been followed in granting these presidential pardons. The ... Read More
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12

Jun2021
First ever UN General Assembly Special Session against Corruption took place in New York Sri Lankan highlighted the importance of international cooperation and engagement with media, civil society and the corporate sector in the fight against corruption. Sri Lanka assures that the draft law on Proceeds of Crime in ... Read More
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04

May2021
The National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) has rejected TISL's RTI request to publicise how approvals were granted for the Chinese Covid-19 vaccine. The NMRA states that they are not in a position to issue the information as it is exempted under several clauses of the RTI act No. 12 of 2016. TISL ... Read More