Daily archives: November 3rd, 2017

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

Premier Turnbull hails President Sirisena’s great reconciliation programme

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull congratulated President Maithripala Sirisena for the “great reconciliation programme undertaken by the Sri Lankan government”.

Mahinda Rajapaksa

MR complains of conspiracy

The UNP, the TNA, the SLFP and the JVP were engaged in a ‘constitutional conspiracy’, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa told Constitutional Assembly yesterday.

Timex garments factory in Wattala, Sri Lanka

EU lawmakers see little progress in Sri Lanka rights reforms

European lawmakers said on Thursday they were disappointed about Sri Lanka’s slow roll-out of human rights reforms that the island nation had promised in exchange for trade concessions.