Minister Mangala Samaraweera claims that the news alleging that a majority of UNP stalwarts had requested the party’s Presidential candidacy to be handed over to Ranil Wickremesinghe and for the Premiership candidacy should be given to Sajith Premadasa was totally false. The Minister alleged the news had been planted in the media by stooges of ‘Prodabaya Rajapaksa’.
Sajith Premadasa, who is being requested to come forward as the party’s presidential candidate by a majority of party members will visit Jaffna tomorrow (09) morning.
United National Party (UNP) Ministers Lakshman Kiriella and Kabir Hashim locked horns and were engaged in a heated argument during the meeting that took place between UNP Leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinnghe and senior party ministers yesterday (6).
Party leader MPs in the opposition Wimal Weerawansa and Udaya Gammanpila have managed to take charge of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s election campaign.
Leader of the House, Minister Lakshman Kiriella has informed parliament that the government has not given liquor licenses to any parliamentarian.
Attempts by Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential hopeful, former Defence Secretary,
Leader of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed displeasure over the probe carried
A delegation of the European Union (EU) last week reviewed Sri Lanka’s progress on matters related to human rights during the fourth meeting of the Working Group on Governance, Rule of Law, and Human Rights under the EU-Sri Lanka Joint Commission in Colombo.