He said the stabilisation fund that was originally proposed by him on March 15 has yet to receive cabinet approval.
The visit follows UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s meeting with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in September.
We have to somehow stop this
“We are all Sri Lankans, not outsiders. Not Sinhalese, Muslim, or Tamil, but Sri Lankan,” he said.
In a no-holds-barred response in parliament, Sirisena seemed to lay the blame squarely on the minister.
The total cost for the project is 55,000 million rupees, according to the president’s media division (PMD).
“We need to understand that the people who voted for us are in a very difficult state," he said.
"Hospital staff noticed a foul smell coming from the water tank. That was when they discovered the body," Thalduwa said.
“We have lost around 40 percent of our daily fish catch due to bottom trawling by Indian fishermen,” he said.
The shift to organic fertilizer should be carried out in stages over a number of years, critics have said.
“No one in Sri Lanka will disagree that Ranjan Ramanayake is suitable for that,” the MP said.
“We will have to discuss the same things we spoke about as the BBS within this gazette as well and include them"
The provision of the terminal was said to be conditional upon purchasing billions of dollars of LNG
Sri Lanka is facing risks of losing an over 500 million US dollar worth European Union trade concession
At least 11 coalition partners are due to meet on Friday to decide on a course of action which could involve strikes
The Prime Minister’s stance was that Sri Lanka will buy a new shipment with required specifications
The taskforce was announced via a gazette
In a democratic country, ownership of information must rest with citizens
Six ships of the Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron arrived at Ports of Colombo and Trincomalee
The order has prevented the People's Bank from making any payment under a Letter of Credit
Alleged influence over bank account opening
“These calls were on taken on WhatsApp. These calls are supposed to be end-to-end encrypted. It is transmitted as data...
Power gained through blood of innocents will not endure, the archbishop said.
“I think those who harm the country and destabilise the country have seized the opportunity,” he said.
A minor under the age of 18 cannot enter legal marriage in Sri Lanka.
Analysts say the SLPP leaders think the cattle slaughter ban is politically rewarding at a time of easy vigilantism.