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Accordingly, the Commission will take prompt measures to appoint the lawyers on behalf of the Attorney General and a police team for investigations. The Commission was appointed to inquire and report the malpractices in Sri Lankan airlines, Mihin Air Ltd, Sri Lankan catering Ltd, during the period of 6th ...
A new president was elected in 2015 but the mandate received by the local bodies in 2011 remained unchanged till their terms were over. The situation remains the same now as well as the mandate received by the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Party is different while the mandate received in 2015 is separate," the ...

Joint opposition MP Kumara Welgama said President Maithripala Sirisena had assured them he would consult the Attorney General and legal experts on the possibility of removing the Prime Minister. The MP told the media after a discussion between the President and the JO that the President requested ...
The Sri Lankan rupee fell to a record low this week due to the political uncertainty. Namal Rajapaksa, the ex-president's eldest son and a parliamentarian, said if his father formed a government, Sri Lanka will continue to rely on China. But he was also quick to add that the government will not extend any ...
Jacob Zuma resigned as president of South Africa on Wednesday, heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power. In a 30-minute farewell address to the nation, 75-year-old Zuma said he disagreed with the way the ANC had ...

Ceylon workers Congress (CWC) leader MP Arumugam Thondaman met with President Maithripala Sirisena along with a delegation from his party and ... of several local bodies it was noted that the CWC would work in consultation with the Mahinda Rajapaksa led Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP).
President Maithripala Sirisena's center-left Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's center-right United National Party (UNP) were routed by a political party backed by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the local polls - plunging the government into political crisis.
analysts warned that a resounding victory by Mr. Rajapaksa's party -- the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (the Sri Lanka People's Front, or S.L.P.P.) -- would have broader consequences than simply weakening the government of President Maithripala Sirisena, which has two years left. Mr. Sirisena came to ...
A friendly cricket match for Sri Lankans working in Brunei Darussalam was held last month at the Meragang Sixth Form Centre field, organised by the Sri Lankan Association with free meals being provided to the participants. Association President I M Ranasingha and Association Secretary Tehan ...
The Sri Lankan government at the time - led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa - denied all allegations of abuse, labelling the unverified video footage as ''fabricated'' and an outside attempt to destabilize the country. Rajapaksa's administration rejected all calls for an international inquiry, despite ...
Sri Lankans allowed to invest US$200,000 outside country · ADB, Deutsche Bank supply chain finance for Sri Lankan SMEs · Sri Lanka's central bank cancels CIFL licence · Google and facebook would have failed in Sri Lanka: FM · markets · Bonds & Forex · Commodities · Stocks & companies ...
In 2016, Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena published an ambitious three-year agricultural plan to build a 'toxin-free nation. ... Once known as 'the granary of the East', Sri Lanka's food production has suffered over recent decades, with civil war, natural disaster, and failed policy all contributing to a ...
BCCI acting president CK Khanna said, "If 20,000 people in the stands did not have problem and the Indian team did not face any issue, I wonder why Sri Lankan team made a big fuss. I will need to talk to the secretary and ask him to write to the Sri Lanka Cricket." Sri Lankan players halted the proceedings ...
U19 Challenger: India Blue Rout Sri Lanka BPXI by 95 Runs to Lift Trophy ... Mumbai: Pacer Shivam Navi and N A Rathva took three wickets each to bundle out Sri Lanka Board President's XI for 149 and defeat them by 95 runs to lift the U19 Challenger ... The Sri Lankan side was skittled out in 45.4 overs.
Dec 02, Colombo: Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday released water for testing the electricity generation at the Moragahakanda hydropower plant built under Sri Lanka's largest multi-functional irrigation project. The testing works of the Moragahakanda hydro-electricity plant, which will ...

Undoubtedly this was the most significant Indo-Sri Lanka partnership we have realised on the commercial front. I am sure that the ISFTA played a crucial role as a catalyst that shaped our subsequent economic integration that the other countries in the region. With the ISFTA becoming operational in year ...
President Moon Jae-in welcomed his Sri Lankan counterpart to Cheong Wa Dae on Wednesday morning, where they reaffirmed 40 years of friendly ties between the two countries. Moon commended President Maithripala Sirisena's pursuit of reconciliation of his people after the country's civil war, and said ...
Highlighting Sri Lankan investments in Kenya, he underscored the importance of furthering relations between Kenya and Sri Lanka. Appreciating Sri Lanka's contribution, President Kenyatta invited Sri Lankan investors to take advantage of the large East African market by investing in areas of interest.
The Diplomat's Taylor Dibbert speaks with Sri Lankan civil society leader Jehan Perera about Constitutional reform. Perera is the Executive Director of the National peace Council, a nongovernmental organization based in Colombo. The Diplomat: How have negotiations pertaining to a new constitution ...
President Maithripala Sirisena has today instructed the tri-forces be deployed to provide relief to the people affected by the prevailing weather conditions across the country, the presidential media said. It said the President, currently on an official visit to South Korea had today directed the disaster ...
Colombo Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made unwelcome political history on Nov. 20, appearing before a presidential commission of inquiry into a 10 billion rupee ($65 million) bond scandal that is shaking his government and damaging the country's economic prospects.
JLanka Technologies Operations Director Gunaseeli Jayasoma receiving the Silver award for the 'Most Innovative Local Product' from IESL President for Session 2017/18 Eng. (Prof.) Niranjanie Ratnayake. Also in the picture (from left): JLanka Technologies Electric engineer Hasitha Dinumpura, JLanka ...
Ports and shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe yesterday told Parliament that President Maithripala Sirisena and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) strongly oppose the move to liberalise the shipping and freight forwarding industries, which was proposed in the Budget 2018. He said finance and ...
We expected the President to give leadership to achieve the intended objectives. He is the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). If he works for the unity of the SLFP, we will not be opposed to it. It is his right. We recognize it. Be that as it may, we, as the UNP backbenchers, are worried whether ...
Joint Opposition MP Dinesh Gunawardane said today that State Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe, who criticised the conduct of the President at a ...
Hathurusingha has previously admitted to a desire to give back to Sri Lankan cricket ... If Hathurusingha is appointed Sri Lanka's coach, his first assignment may ...
Be that as it may, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) headed by President Maithripala Sirisena is in a dilemma fearing a dismal performance ...
The present government, led by Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena and PM Wickremesinghe, has found it difficult to run the airport.
... Managing Director Rajesh Bhagat, National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka President Sujeewa Samaraweera, CCPIT Guangdong Vice ...
Sri Lanka borrows US $ 350mn from ADB for roads, wind power park ... on behalf of the Sri Lankan government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) ... Minister Mangala Samaraweera and ADB Vice President Wencai Zhang.
On 29 November, President Moon is scheduled to meet President Sirisena for summit talks, and host the Sri Lankan president to a state dinner.
The Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention is the premier Sri Lankan interlocutor for ... to ascertain preferences of tourists visiting Sri Lanka and their attitude towards alcohol ... A few were avaricious of Sri Lankan cuisine.
State Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe today while calling to appoint Presidential Commissions to inquire into ship deals, Mig deals, spectrum ...
President Sirisena has sought the views of the allies of the United ... the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) and the Sri Lanka Mahajana Party ...
Dr Paterson said the visit was a key step in the research collaboration between ANSTO and the Sri Lankan presidential Taskforce on the ...
Sri Lanka's president, Maithripala Sirisena on Friday once against rejected reports of secret detention centres on the island. Meeting with ...
When Donald Trump stretched his hand across our television screens on Sunday to shake the hand of The Philippines' president, Rodrigo ...
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday held a discussion with the family members of the missing persons and assured them that there were ...
The tri-nation series will be played in celebration of Sri Lanka's 70 ... Speaking about the occasion, Thilanga Sumathipala, SLC President, said: ...
... to collaborate and support the engineering innovations and research in Sri Lanka. ... Mora Pera engineers' Reunion Founder President Eng. Damith ... "A larger percentage of Sri Lankan engineers work and live aboard.
Nov 16, Colombo: Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena today (Nov. ... Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo is the second property in Sri Lanka for ...
In addition, China's ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianlang, recently said that ... Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena has contradicted his ...
The President's response was neither positive nor negative. ... gain or glory will not prevent Sri Lanka from-becoming an economic hub of Asia.
President Maithripala Sirisena wants to go forward as a party with the ... wanted to be a part of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) although ...
Nov 16, Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating ...
China also has a claim to Mattala -- it lent the government of Sri Lanka, under then-President Mahinda Rajapaksa, $190 million to build the ...
Colombo, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil ... would appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Monday.
President Maithripala Sirisena today opened Shangri-La Hotel ... Chee and the Shangri La Sri Lanka Director Sajad Mawzoon were among ...


 

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