April 2019

Sri Lanka parliament committee slams failures in public finance management
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Taken from economynext A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee overseeing public spending has criticised the finance ministry for delays and inadequacies in providing information, and said that alteration in budget proposals owing to faulty estimates are failures of public finance management....
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Arrest of writer Sathkumara sparks debate on freedom of expression
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Taken from - DailyMirror Photo Courtesy - DailyMirror On April 1, award-winning author and poet Shakthika Sathkumara was arrested and remanded on contrived charges of inciting religious hatred, a move that has been decried by artists, academics and free-speech advocates...
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Succeeding in 4IR era: Opportunities and challenges for Sri Lanka
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Taken from - DailyMirror Image Courtesy - DailyMirror The Institute of Policy Studies’ (IPS) New Thinkers Symposium saw researchers from several think tanks presenting their work on broad topics under the theme of technology and economic transformation. They highlighted the...
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