Finance

Privatisation of Public Data: Sri Lanka Customs as a Case in Point
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Published in - DailyMirror Data collected and held by government agencies is a valuable ‘public asset’. Properly utilised, such data can help the private and public sector better contribute to Sri Lanka’s economic growth. These datasets are compiled at public...
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concessional financing
Concessional Financing Is Not without Controversy – Report
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Published in the Sunday Observer Explicitly evaluating whether loans are concessional or adverse considering the combined consequence of the grant element and cost escalation on the tied element/unsolicited proposal would be advantageous for Sri Lanka.  By contrast, at present only...
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Fighting corruption still a voter priority: Survey
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Taken from - DailyFT Image courtesy - DailyFT By Uditha Jayasinghe Fighting corruption remains a high priority among voters despite the change of Government and no party making it their main campaign platform ahead of the Parliamentary Election, a well-known...
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Invest in skills today to thrive tomorrow
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Taken from - DailyFT Image courtesy - DailyFT By Zahra Ansary July 15th is World Youth Skills Day, one of the UN International days of observance which was initiated by none than Sri Lanka. Established in November 2014, the representative...
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Verité Research launches first phase of a new public finance platform
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Taken from - DailyFT Verité Research has launched the first phase of publicfinance.lk, an online platform that will eventually be a one-stop-shop for all public finance related information in Sri Lanka. The beta version features initial insights and analyses on...
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Government launches e-Procurement system
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Taken from - DailyFT Image Courtesy - DailyFt By Uditha Jayasinghe The Finance Ministry yesterday launched the Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP) system, which aims to improve transparency and competitiveness as well as save public funds when goods and services are...
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