NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa addressing a cross section of business leaders and stakeholders in various sectors at the Shangri-La Hotel yesterday said that it was imperative that Sri Lanka depoliticise National Security and Intelligence.
United National Party Member of Parliament Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe announced today at a special media briefing held in Colombo today that he would support the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the upcoming Presidential Election.
A majority of parties who have made proposals for Constitutional reforms have come to an agreement on the devolution of power within a unitary Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told journalists in Jaffna.
The Jaffna International Airport was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena in Palaly today (17).Prime Minister Ranil Wickresminghe, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga along with other dignitaries graced the inaugural event.
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate, Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that under his rule, the existing VAT will be reduced to 8 per cent, and taxes imposed on salaries of labourers and middle-class workers will be removed.
Sri Lanka’s election chief said Wednesday that he has asked for an explanation from the defense ministry on why the army commander features in an advertisement promoting a candidate for next month’s presidential election.