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July 9, 2018 4:05 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who left to Singapore an official visit is asked forcibly to take action to bring Arjuna Mahendran, former Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The chief suspect of Central Bank Treasury Bond Scam, Arjuna escaped to Singapore and lives there. Rani left for Si...
In Colombo
June 20, 2017 10:24 am gmt |
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Auditor General Gamini Wijesinghe says that former Central Bank Chairman Arjuna Mahendran’s act caused huge loss to the government. Further he said that by doing away with the direct placements and opting for the auctions had caused losses to the government in treasury bond issues. He revealed ...
In Srilanka
November 16, 2016 11:51 am gmt |
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The government today (16th November) used the victory of Donald Trump in the 2016 US Presidential Election to insist that the media got it all wrong about both Trump and Mahendran. Speaking to the media today, Minister Lakshman Kiriella said that Donald Trump won the election despite a strong campaig...
In Colombo
June 30, 2016 12:15 pm gmt |
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The Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran has not been proven guilty in any enquiry or case against him, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. He said that while the government would not protect the Central Bank Governor, he needed first to be proven guilty of wrongdoing. “If he was proven guilt...
In Colombo
June 24, 2016 9:58 am gmt |
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Central Bank governor Arjuna Mahendran has decided not to seek an extension of his term in office until his name is cleared of allegations raised against him. Mahendran has communicated his decision to the Monetary Board of the Bank. The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has been looking into th...
In Colombo
June 24, 2016 9:38 am gmt |
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United People Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Rohitha Abeygunawardena was injured following an accident during the protest by the “Joint Opposition” in Pettah this morning. The MP took part in a protest march against the re-appointment of Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran. The Joint Opposition has be...
In Srilanka
June 20, 2016 10:24 am gmt |
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Civil society leaders met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday night to discuss several important matters including the controversy surrounding the re-appointment of Arjuna Mahendran as the Governor of the Central Bank. National Movement for Social Justice Convener Prof.Sarath Wijesooriya ...
In Colombo
June 14, 2016 12:17 pm gmt |
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The reappointment of Arjuna Mahendran as the Governor of Central Bank after his term ends on June 30 this year will not be an issue as the Supreme Courts has acquitted him of all charges, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella said on Monday (June 13). The Minister told a media briefing that his perso...
In Srilanka
June 12, 2016 4:34 am gmt |
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Amidst mounting pressure on the government to remove Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, who is facing various charges including an alleged involvement in a Treasury Bond scam, President Maithripala Sirisena has scheduled a crucial closed-door discussion with the troubled official this week. Acco...
In Colombo
June 3, 2016 12:24 pm gmt |
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Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran is confident Sri Lanka’s economy will average around 5% to 5.5% growth by the end of the year, despite internal and external challenges. “At the moment we are targeting something like 6% in the medium term for our GDP growth. This year we are quite conservative....
In Srilanka
April 13, 2016 12:22 pm gmt |
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The Central Bank was investigating into the materials linked to the Panama Papers and the individuals, who are possessing offshore accounts, Governor Arjuna Mahendran said on Wednesday (April 13). However, he said the authenticity of the so-called leaks was doubtful and therefore, couldn’t reveal any...
In Business
January 2, 2016 9:28 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka is in no dire need of emergency funding as the country’s economy fared well in 2015 with reserves on a sound footing, Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran said today. “Our reserves are comfortable at this point. We have over four and a half months of imports, admittedly some of that is bo...
In Srilanka
December 25, 2015 7:47 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka has invited Saudi Arabia to set up a petroleum refinery in the southern part of the island, the country’s Central Bank Gov. Arjuna Mahendran said in Riyadh, Arab News reported. In addition to meeting the needs of Sri Lanka, he said such a refinery could tap markets in neighboring countries ...
In Business
November 30, 2015 8:40 am gmt |
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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake addressed a cross section of the Sri Lankan business community at an exclusive forum organised by HSBC on the 2016 Budget highlights. He outlined the proposed Budget with its underlying thought process and shared the government’s vision of growth and development for...
In Srilanka
August 27, 2015 7:40 am gmt |
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The petition filed against the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Central bank present and former governors Arjuna Mahendran and Ajith Nivard Cabraal, respectively, has been withdrawn. The particular petition had been filed against these three fellows by the UPFA Western Provincial Councilor ...
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July 7, 2015 8:43 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that many money misappropriations which were took place during the Mahinda regime, have been identified now. The premier stated this at UNP headquarters Sirikotha this morning (Tuesday). Especially, Rs. 900 crore worth money has been used for election activiti...
In Srilanka
June 30, 2015 4:56 am gmt |
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The ruling United National Party (UNP) toda (Tuesday) denied claims it was attempting to suppress the findings of the Committee On Public Enterprises (COPE) on the bond issue involving the Central Bank Governor. State Minister of Child Development Rosy Senanayake said that the investigations by COPE ...
In Srilanka
May 29, 2015 4:51 am gmt |
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Breaking his silence over the controversy surrounding the Treasury bond issue, Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran said he was ready to go before the Police FCID, or any other law enforcement body, to defend his case. He said this, while explaining his position on the matter of Central Bank Treasu...
In Srilanka
May 11, 2015 4:39 am gmt |
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After 27 years the Sri Lanka currency has been signed and published in English. Recently printed and published 5000-rupee note contains the central bank’s governor’s signature in English. Nevil Gunaratne who served as Governor of the Central Bank of the Year 1988 signed the notes in Engli...