OPPOSITION -LED ALLIANCE FORMED BY SIGNING MoU

MoU signed to form opposition-led alliance   A section of the reedom People’s Congress (Nidahasa Janatha Sabhawa) signed an MOU with the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) today (April 05) as the first step of forming the main opposition-led ‘Samagi Jana Sandhanaya’…

NPP ECONOMIC COUNCIL CHALLENGED FOR A PUBLIC DEBATE BY RELATED SJB COUNCIL

SJB economic council reissues challenge to NPP economic council for public debate     Opposition and Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Leader MP Sajith Premadasa is ready to participate in a debate against National Peoples Power (NPP) Leader MP Anura Kumara…

COURT ORDER TO PREVENT MAITHRIPALA AS CHAIRMAN OF SLFP

SLFP : Big blow for Maithripala from CBK’s case   A court order has been issued preventing former President Maithripala Sirisena from functioning as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). An Interim order was issued by the…

NEW CHAIRMAN OF PARLIAMENT COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

Gamini Lokuge : New chairman of Parliament Committee on Banking & Financial Services   Member of Parliament Gamini Lokuge unanimously elected as the new chairman of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services. Member of Parliament Gamini Lokuge was unanimously…

SAJITH AGREES FOR DEBATE WITH AKD

SP Vs AKD : Sajith says ready for any debate Opposition Leader MP Sajith Premadasa has announced that he was prepared for a public debate with any political party on the various problems faced by Sri Lanka. Addressing an event…

SJB’S CHALLENGE FOR A DEBATE ACCEPTED BY NPP

NPP accepts SJB’s debate challenge but with Key Condition   The National Peoples Power (NPP) has challenged Opposition Leader MP Sajith Premadasa for a public debate, stating that it accepts the various calls for a debate proposed by Samagi Jana…

VALUE ADDED TAX APPROVED BY PARLIAMENT

Parliament approves VAT increase   The order under the Value Added Tax (VAT) which proposed to increase the VAT percentage from 15% – 18% was passed in Parliament with a majority of 36 votes today (April 02). A total of…

TO UNDERGO PROGRESS REVIEW INDO-SL BILATERAL PROJECTS SAGALA IN INDIA

Sagala in India : Indo-SL Bilateral Projects Undergo Progress Review     Indo-Sri Lanka Bilateral Projects Undergo Progress Review; Emphasis on Timely Implementation from Both Sides In a significant diplomatic development, Senior Advisor to the President on National Security and…

LEGAL REDRESS SOUGHT BY SLFP STALWARTS AAGAONST THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW OFFICE BEARERS

SLFP stalwarts seek legal redress as new office bearers appointed   Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, State Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna and MP Duminda Dissanayake have said they will seek legal redress over being removed from key positions of the Sri Lanka Freedom…

BRIBERY CASE ON GREEK BONDS AGAINST CABRAAL TO BE TAKEN UP

Greek bonds : Bribery case against Cabraal   Former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal is among five individuals against whom legal action has been initiated related to the purchase of Treasury Bonds issued by the Government of Greece in…