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Govt to give increased importance to women’s welfare – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that the government will take steps to create an administrative position for the management of women’s welfare in all Divisional Secretariats. The Prime Minister made these statements while addressing an event held to hand over appointments for government registrars and to acknowledge the services of …

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Submissions on Palpita-Weeratunga case to be made on September 20

The Colombo High Court has informed the Attorney General’s Department to make submissions on September 20, for the bail application on Lalith Weeratunga and Anusha Palpita. The attorneys representing the former Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga and former TRC Director General Anusha Palpita filed a petition against the verdict delivered against …

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Yoshitha arrives at FCID

Son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Yoshitha Rajapaksa arrived at the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) earlier today (14). It has been reported that Yoshitha Rajapaksa was summoned to give a statement on an ongoing investigation in connection with the purchase of a land and house on Mihindu Mawatha in …

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WPC’s Chief Govt Whip and House Leader changed

The Chief Government Whip of the Western Provincial Council Gunasiri Jayalath and the Leader of the House Sunil Jayamini have been removed from their respective posts. The Acting Chairman of the Provincial Accounts committee Meryl Perera has also been removed from that position. Meanwhile provincial council member Chandana Jayakody has …

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Yahapalanaya Two Years

The Good Governance Government completed two years in office on September 4th this year. The Parliamentary Election held on August 17, 2015, almost ten months ahead of the term of the People Alliance Government headed by Mahinda Rajapaksa as President, defeated rank and file those opposed to the Good Governance …

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National Economic Council meets for the first time

The National Economic Council (NEC) appointed by the President Maithripala Sirisena to take decisions on strengthening national economy met for the first time today at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. The President, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, ministers and government officials took part in the discussion. Main responsibility of the NEC …

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