Government wants one year to show proper results

The Hambantota port was launched by the former Government with Chinese assistance but was criticised by the then opposition. (Colombo Gazette) The Government wants one year to show proper results in its development drive.State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe said that the Government is still young and need time to prove itself. He said that the Government will make drastic changes in some of the key projects in Hambantota.As part of the changes, he said the Hambantota port will be developed into a major financial hub.

Relative of Shalila Moonesinghe arrested over hacking case

Moonesinghe was arrested by the CID earlier after US$1.1 million from the Far Eastern International Bank in Taiwan was found in his personal bank account.Far Eastern International Bank was hacked by means of a computer virus and some US$60 million was wired to the accounts of the suspects at a Sri Lanka bank. (Colombo Gazette) The relative of the former Chairman of Litro gas Shalila Moonesinghe has been arrested in connection to the ongoing investigations over the hacking of a bank in Taiwan.The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested Moonesinghe’s relative in at Kalubowila.