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Sri Lanka opposition SJB rejects controversial move to purchase SUVs at taxpayer expense

Premadasa urged the government to use the funds to vaccinate the public against COVID-19

June 14, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka opposition will support a new PTA to protect freedoms, get GSP+: Eran

Draft framework by National Law Commission could be a starting point

June 14, 2021 2 min read

Losing GSP+ will spell disaster for Sri Lanka's economy: former PM Wickremesinghe

"In the face of the danger that has arisen, the GSP+ must not be politicised."

June 13, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka ruling party kindles resignation drama over fuel price hike

Minister accused of not taking correct decisions

June 12, 2021 3 min read
Sri Lanka's top businesses express solidarity with protestors, call for solutions, stability

"We urge all key parties to reach consensus, within the construct of the constitution of the country."

Sri Lanka President declines the resignation of media minister Godahewa

"I want the cabinet to be more inclusive and in line with what people want," Godahewa.

Gotabaya assumes office as President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa moved into the Presidential Secretariat as he formally took office as the seventh President...

November 19, 2019 1 min read

No decision yet to handover the government to Gota-Ashok

Former Minister Ashok Abeysinghe that there is no decision has been taken yet to handover the government to the new Pres...

November 19, 2019 2 min read

UNP requests supporters to report incidents of post-election violence

The UNP called on its supporters who have allegedly become victims of post-election violence to report such incidents to...

November 19, 2019 1 min read

Future of Sri Lanka government, elections to be decided this week: Speaker

Sri Lanka's parliamentary speaker said a party leaders meeting will be called this week to decide on the government and ...

November 19, 2019 1 min read

Party leaders'meeting to decide on future action

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is saying that the leaders of political parties in Parliament will meet this week and decide on ...

November 19, 2019 1 min read

Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumes office as Sri Lanka President

Sri Lanka's new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumed duties at the presidential secretariat Tuesday after winning 52 per...

November 19, 2019 1 min read

Ranil to meet new Sri Lanka President, tipped to resign

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is to meet new Sri Lanka President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and current opposition leader...

November 19, 2019 1 min read

UNP agreeable for Election after Feb 15 - Kiriella

The United National Party Parliamentary Group is not agreeable to support the dissolution of Parliament immediately but ...

November 18, 2019 2 min read

Election largely peaceful but held in uneven playing field - EU observers

The EU election observers mission said that though the presidential election was largely peaceful, contestents had to co...

November 18, 2019 3 min read

Sri Lanka poll peaceful, bias, hate speech, disinformation in media: EU observers

Sri Lanka's 2019 presidential campaign was peaceful, but there was hate speech, disinformation and bias in media, an Eur...

November 18, 2019 1 min read
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‘Sri Lankan media should self-regulate,’ - Election Observers

Asian Election observers faulted both private and State Media organisations for favouring their chosen candidates during...

November 18, 2019 2 min read

Coexistence has been ruined by politics - Patali

The country which was on the path to reunification has been divided by the politics of this election, former Minister Pa...

November 18, 2019 3 min read

U.S. says to support Sri Lanka’s sovereignty through heightened good governance

The United States said it is ready to work with new Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to support the country’s s...

November 18, 2019 1 min read

Gotabaya wants minorities to join him

Newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is inviting the minority communities to join him for the betterment of the co...

November 18, 2019 3 min read

New Sri Lanka president pledges professionalism, efficiency in administration

Sri Lanka's newly-elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa Monday said he would rebuild government administration giving pri...

November 18, 2019 2 min read

Ranil to resign in the next 24 hours

The United National Front government will support the Sri Lanka Podujana party to go for early elections, House Leader a...

November 18, 2019 1 min read

Changing 19th Amendment SLPP priority - MR

The first priority of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna will be to examine the 19th Amendment to the Constitution with a v...

November 18, 2019 2 min read

President-elect Gotabaya to swear in today

President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the country's seventh Executive President today at the sacred Ruv...

November 18, 2019 1 min read

Calls for Sri Lanka parliamentary elections, new cabinet

Sri Lanka Podujana Party of newly elected Sri Lanka president is calling on members of parliament who backed Prime Minis...

November 18, 2019 2 min read

Mahinda Rajapaksa says looking at Sri Lanka constitutional, legal reforms

Sri Lanka Podujana Party leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said they are looking to change the constitution after his brother Got...

November 17, 2019 3 min read