Colombo (News 1st) – President Maithripala addressing heads of media institutions at a briefing, spoke about a series of proposals to be presented on human rights, to the UN. He said a series of proposals with solutions on matters pertaining to the UNHRC and UN will be presented to...
Colombo (news 1st) – President Sirisena said he has no intention of postponing elections any further and stressed the provincial council elections will be held after resolving the issues on delimitation. He went on to note his objective is to remove the preferential vote system from all three elections....
Colombo (News 1st) – President Maithripala Sirisena addressing a media briefing today said that a special police unit has begun investigations into allegations about a conspiracy to assassinate him. He added that a special meeting was called with the IGP and several others to review the progress of the...
Colombo (News 1st) – At a conference on the 20th amendment to the constitution in Kurunegala, UNP Parliamentarian Dr Jayampathy Wickramaratne stated that the main reason for the delay in taking the constitutional process forward is that there is no agreement between the two main political parties to completely abolish...
The Special Commission on salary structures stated that most proposals made to the commission were related to pensions. Accordingly, the commission has received 70 proposals. Chairperson of the Commission, S. Ranukge said that the deadline for the proposals... Read More
The 16 members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) who quit the government have claimed there is a conspiracy to weaken the defence hierarchy of Sri Lanka. The members made this observation at a press briefing. They also said that they had written to... Read More
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the reconciliation process should be genuine and should not be superficial. He made this observation during a meeting held in New Delhi. Read More
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who was in Vietnam for the World Economic Forum returned to the island last night. Meanwhile, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa who was in India also returned to the country last night. Read More
Colombo (News 1st) – UNP Parliamentarian Wijepala Hettiarachchi commenting on the present political situation, spoke about former President Rajapaksa’s visit to India. MP Wijepala Hettiarachchi states that the ‘Jana balaya Colombata rally’ was only a farce to make Namal Rajapaksa the leader. He states that when one takes a look at...
The following article based on the speech as prepared for delivery by Arun Kumar, Chairman and CEO of KPMG India at Sri Lanka Economic Summit. by Arun Kumar ( September 13, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) It is a great honour for me to be with you, and as always, a...
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