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‘Officials who sabotage govt. programs will be removed’ – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday told Parliament that there would be purge of government officials who derail and sabotage government programs.   Responding to a question raised by UPFA MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara, he said there were some officials put in various places by the previous government now sabotaging the government’s …

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WPC 2018 Budget to be presented on November 21

The Financial Statement for the year 2018 of the Western Provincial Council will be presented to the Council by Chief Minister and the Minister of Finance, Planning and Local Government, Isura Devapriya, on November 21 at 10.00 a.m. in the council chamber.   This is the fourth Financial Statement of …

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SC fixes for support Gamini Senarath’s FR application

The Supreme Court yesterday fixed for support on November 24, the fundamental rights violation petition filed by Gamini Senarath, the Chief of Staff of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Piyadasa Kudabalaga, Director of Insurance Corporation and Neil D. Hapuhinnega, the Commissioner General of Samurdhi, complaining of unlawful arrest by the Financial Crimes …

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SL committed to non-discrimination based on sexual orientation

Sri Lanka said it remains committed to law reform and guaranteeing non-discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity despite the socio-political and cultural challenges that remain with respect to reforming laws. Responding to the questions and concerns raised at the third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sri Lanka in …

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