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Colombo Port City Economic Commission -An authority without any real authority By Basil Fernando

The Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill has been passed. However, the Bill that was passed was not what the Government wanted. The decision...

The risks pertaining to attracting and facilitating black money: Serious concerns linger about new Colombo Port City Law – TISL

The hasty process adopted failed to uphold the right to information of the people. Parliamentarians were not given adequate time to review the...

Namo, Namo, Cheena! – Lucine Rajakarunanayake

The Island cartoon yesterday by Jeffrey Kelaart stuck more than a nail in my heart. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce now offers its members the...

Sri Lanka police to prosecute two main opposition parties over anti-portcity protests!

Opposition claims Covid health guidelines followed during protests DGHS’ health guidelines, Quarantine Ordinance, Penal Code violated: DIG Ajith Rohana Port City Law will...

“You talk about Eelam but Port city is a “Cheelam” where you don’t have jurisdictions over that territory” – M.A. Sumanthiran (MP)

Before I commence my comments on the Bill  I must place on record our protest at having this debate at a time like...

Sri Lanka: Port City Bill in short

Suren Fernando/@SurenFernando. The GOSL Tabled the PortCityBill in Parliament on 8th April 2021. 1. The Bill provides for the establishment of a Commission consisting 5-7 persons appointed...

Port City Bill Requires Referendum – Dr Jayampathy Wickramaratne,PC

Image: LNW. The Colombo Port Economic Commission Bill was presented in Parliament on 08 April 2021, while the country was getting ready to celebrate the...
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