Sri Lankan president expands cabinet ahead of IMF talks – Reuters News in France and abroad

Sri Lankan president expands cabinet ahead of IMF talks

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa expanded his cabinet with 17 new ministers on Monday. The president’s older brother, Mahinda Rajapaksa, remains prime minister despite the exclusion of other family members. Only five members of the previous cabinet were sworn in again, while most of the other portfolios went to members of the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna … Read more

‘I’m not accountant for cabinet colleagues’: Eustice quizzed on ministers’ non-dom status – Reuters News in France and abroad

Im not accountant for cabinet colleagues Eustice quizzed on ministers

Environment Secretary George Eustice insisted he was not ‘the accountant of cabinet colleagues’ as he was quizzed on whether his fellow ministers had previously held non-executive status. -dom. It comes after Rishi Sunak faced intense pressure days after The Independent‘s revelation that his wife, Akshata Murty, whose father is one of India’s richest men, has … Read more

Cabinet divided over plans to force UK businesses to subject their goods to costly post-Brexit tests – Reuters

Cabinet divided over plans to force UK businesses to subject

Plans to force UK firms to subject their products to costly post-Brexit testing before they can go on sale have been thrown into confusion by a cabinet split. Companies pushing for a U-turn – arguing that testing is unnecessary red tape, where goods have been approved by the EU – saw their hopes lifted when … Read more

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