Parliament to be dissolved tonight

26 ViewsThe gazette notification with regard to dissolving the parliament of Sri Lanka signed by President Maithripala Sirisena is to be issued tonight, according to reliable sources. Accordingly, the relevant gazette has been sent to the Department of Government Printing. Reportedly, the gazette will be issued at midnight today (09).  

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Five Cabinet Ministers appointed

29 ViewsUPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila was appointed the Minister Budda Sasana and Religious Affairs, and MP M.L.A.M. Hizbulla received the Ministry of City and Water Supply. C. B Ratnayaka – Posts and Telecommunications Johnston Fernando – Trade and Commerce S. M chandrasena – Plantation Industry This new minister was sworn in the evening, President Maithripala […]

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Sampanthan meets new PM

36 ViewsDN learns that Mr. Sampanthan had met with the new Prime Minister at his official residence in Wijerama Mawatha. The Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader had reportedly convened about the situation in the country. It’s also understoof that the TNA MPs have been summoned to Colombo to discuss on the future political activities. […]

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King Farmer

28 ViewsThe President participates today (29) Vap Magul Day at the Sandagirigama Welyaya in Thissamaharamaya President Sirisena further said that, even though there is a need for technology and the most updated knowledge of the world, Sri Lanka, as a nation which hails its local heredity, there should be an agriculture-based economic development program which […]

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Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister refuses to leave as crisis deepens

43 ViewsMahinda Rajapaksa receives blessings from Buddhist monks after being named Sri Lanka’s new prime minister. Photograph: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi Ranil Wickremesinghe digs in at official residence despite eviction amid heightening tension Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has resisted moves to evict him from his official residence, as his controversial successor sought blessings at […]

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