PM Ranil seeks meeting with 5 Tamil parties

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe sought a meeting with representatives of five Tamil parties that put forward 13 demands for consideration by presidential candidates in the fray, a party leader said. The parties... Read more »

PM to skip today’s Presidential Commission sittings

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will not come before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing corruption of the current administration today (18), to testify over the decision to store paddy at the... Read more »

Peramuna will request PM to resign under Gotabhaya’s govt

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said it will request Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to resign from his position if its presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rakjapaksa comes into power. Dullas Alahapperuma, a spokesman... Read more »

Modern economy will be created for youth – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says unemployment will be addressed while a modern economy will also be created for future generations. The PM said the time is apt for modern technology to be... Read more »

UNP special Working Committee to discuss Presidential candidate tomorrow – Kiriella

Minister Lakshman Kiriella said that a special Working Committee meeting of the United National Party (UNP) will be held tomorrow (31), chaired by Party Leader and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. He said... Read more »

PM, State Defence Minister, 2 former Law and Order Ministers to be called before PSC

Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday Attacks decides to summon President, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, State Defence Min. & Former law & order ministers Sagala Ratnayaka & Ranjith Madduma Bandara... Read more »

PM Ranil promises large-scale foreign investments

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Sri Lanka can expect large-scale investments following the repealing of the Revival of Underperforming Enterprises or Underutilised Assets Act in Parliament. The Revival of Under-performing Enterprises or... Read more »

UNP to start election campaigns from July 1 – General Secretary

The United National Party will begin its election campaigns from July 1 onwards, party General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said today (Jun 21). “A special committee comprising Parliamentarians Rajitha Senaratne, Ruwan Wijewardena,... Read more »

Dedicated individual for President – Justice Minister

Justice Minister Thalatha Athukorala says a candidate who will work dedicatedly for the public will be appointed from the United National Party as President. Speaking at an event the Minister said the... Read more »

President Maithri and PM Ranil to be summoned

The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday bombings have discussed the summoning of the President and Prime Minister before the Committee. Deputy Speaker and Chairman of the PSC Ananda Kumarasiri... Read more »