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Gotabaya summoned for questioning at PRECIFAC

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been summoned for questioning by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry proving serious acts of fraud, corruption and abuse of power, state resources and privileges. He has been informed to appear before the Commission of Inquiry on Thursday (June 15) for questioning regarding the dismantling …

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Gazette notification assigning Duties & Functions of Ministers

The Presidential Secretariat has issued the gazette notification assigning duties and functions of the ministers after the recent Cabinet reshuffle. The notification  includes the new departments, constitutional institutes and boards that will come under the purview of the Ministries of National Policies & Economic Affairs, Finance & Mass Media, Development Assignments, …

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UN assures support for Sri Lankan plans for national reconciliation

The United Nations has assured to support the Sri Lankan government’s plans for bringing about reconciliation and the conditions for lasting peace when Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on the UN Secretary General António Guterres at the UN headquarters in New York Wednesday. During a special discussion held with yesterday, …

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Former Army Commander summoned before Presidential Commission

Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate and inquire into serious acts of fraud, corruption and abuse of power, state resources and privileges has decided to question former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and former senior army officers on dismantling machines at the former Cement Factory at Kankesanthurai and selling them as …

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Registration of Electors bill constitutional

The Speaker of  parliament Karu Jayasuriya announced to the House that he has received the determination of the Supreme Court in respect of the Bill titled “Registration of Electors (Special Provisions)” The Bill has been challenged in the Supreme Court in terms of Article l2l(l) of the Constitution. The Supreme …

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MP Namal Rajapaksa indicted

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and two others were indicted in Colombo High Court today on money laundering charges. MP Namal Rajapaksa and five other suspects including two directors of the Gowers Corporate Services (Pvt) Limited are accused of illegally generating cash amounting to Rs. 45 million. Two …

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