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We have failed to come together as Sri Lankans

It is regrettable to note that Sri Lankan people who have enjoyed 70 years of Parliamentary democracy and 60 years of independence had failed to come together as Sri Lankans, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe who was speaking during the special session of the House held …

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GMOA opposes appointment of Colvin as SLMC Chairman

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday accused Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne of disregarding the instructions of Premier Ranil Wickremasinghe by appointing Prof. Colvin Guneratne as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC).   GMOA Secretary Dr Haritha Aluthge said the PM had specifically instructed the Minister Senaratne …

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Poor attendants in parliament

Attendance of Members of Parliament at the special sittings yesterday to mark the 70th anniversary of parliamentary democracy was very poor.   The special sittings commenced around 2.30 pm with President Maithripala Sirisena attending. Speakers and Deputy Speakers from the parliaments of SAARC nations and the members of Colombo based diplomatic corps …

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