Sirisena said that SriLankan Airlines incurred a huge loss due to the actions of the leaders of the previous regime. He also said that he had ended an era where public funds were wasted.He made these remarks while participating in a ceremony to declare open the newly constructed building complex for the Ministry of Finance, today. “At present I have taken steps to cut down on the expenditures of the Presidential Secretariat by 60%,” the President said, adding that he has never used charter flights for his foreign tours and that he travelled economy class with a small number of delegates. President Maithripala Sirisena says he travels only economy class during his official foreign trips.The President also said that he has fulfilled his duties and responsibilities in an appropriate manner during the last one year. He says as President he has ensured financial discipline and also proper management of the country. “It is the responsibility of the politicians and public officials to pay more attention to the idea of financial discipline and management,” he added.The President pointed out the importance of maintaining strict financial discipline and management in implementing development projects and the importance of fulfilling responsibilities from the very beginning of the year to achieve the annual goals. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Jesús Javier ‘Jota’ González Jesús Javier ‘Jota’ González extended deal with the Spanish vice-champions Naturhouse La Rioja. The coach who became a symbol of the Spanish team, now regular member of the VELUX EHF Champions League, began his work in Logrono in 2007!Since than a lot of good results and quality players were produced by his knowledge. Despite the fact that general sponsor Naturhouse will leave the club at the end of the season, Gonzalez will stay in the club, who can suffer financial problems….I said to ‘Jota’ that we need him. I can announce that he will continue with us, “said club president Ángel Rituerto. “We all know the importance of the coach for our sports project, ‘Jota’ has made a great effort and has rejected all the offers he had on the table to continue in Logroño and give us a hand. With another perspective.I do not worry if we are going to have a big project or not. They show me so much confidence, I have to take a step forward to help the club, said the coach.source: ← Previous Story Miloslav Chmeliar: TATRAN improved their credit in the EHF Champions League 2016/2017 Next Story → VIDEO: Magic wrist of Icelandic girl Sara Dögg Hjaltadóttir read more