Colombo (News1st) – The ‘Gamini Dissanayakepura Udagammana Project’ was vested with the public on Saturday (September 8). The event in Kirimatiyawatta, Yatinuwara was held under the patronage of the UNP Deputy Leader, Minister of Housing and Construction, Sajith Premadasa. The project is the 118th model village of its kind,...
Colombo (News1st) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s recent remarks on the UNP’s future and party leadership has speaked a great deal of debate. UPFA MP Chandima Weerakkody recalled the ‘motion of no confidence’ against the Prime Minister earlier this year and said that today, Ranil Wickremesinghe is not even...
Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera has expressed his doubts on claims that the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement was discussed at the Cabinet. Addressing a press briefing yesterday, he noted that the governments anti-democratic nature... Read More
The Foreign Affairs ministry stated that a team representing Sri Lanka will not be sent to Geneva, for the forthcoming sessions of the Geneva Human Rights Council. A spokesperson from the ministry tol...
( September 7, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Joint opposition’s aim to shake Colombo with a protest similar to ‘Arab Spring’ turned out to be an Arrack Spring, UNP Colombo District MP Mujibur Rahuman said .He said the JO’s Janabalaya Kolambata rally was a complete failure.
Local The United States Senate has approved the appointment of Alaina B. Teplitz as new US ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Teplitz joined the US Foreign Service in 1991. She has held a number of positions in the US Foreign Service in Australia, Albania and Mongolia. She was a...
It has been reported that there is a lack of quorum in Parliament for proceedings to get underway. Parliament was adjourned yesterday till this morning due to lack of quorum.  Read More
Colombo (News 1st) – President Maithripala Sirisena states that the government has adopted a plan to create a Nation which is self-reliant. The president made this statement yesterday evening (September 08) at an event organized for “Samurdhi beneficiaries”. The post A self-reliant Sri Lanka appeared first on Sri Lanka News...
Colombo (News1st) – President Maithripala Sirisena says the next presidential election will not be held before the due date. The President had stated that only he can decide if the presidential election should be held before it’s due date. He expressed these views addressing the Nivithigala SLFP bala-mandala meeting...
The United States Senate has confirmed that Alaina B. Teplitz would be the next US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives. She was previously the Ambassador of the United States to Nepal. She has al...
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