The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday said it was prepared to talk with the new Government on the 13th amendment and was also prepared to work with the economic development initiatives of the government which are beneficial to the people.
A group of Sri Lankans living in the United Kingdom has carried out a protest against the reference made to Sri Lanka in the Conservative Party’s manifesto, which was launched in the run-up to the General Elections.
The JVP-led National People’s Power Movement yesterday warned that it would lead a mass mobilisation campaign if the government did not put an immediate end to what the movement alleged as running the country through coercive means.
Sri Lanka’s foreign minister says the government has rejected a request from the Swiss Embassy to allow one of its employees to be flown out for medical treatment after a group allegedly abducted and threatened her to disclose embassy information.
Clarifying the UK’s Conservative Party’s stance with regard to its reference to Sri Lanka in its election manifesto, senior party officials said the reference is applicable only to the Middle East but not to Cyprus or Sri Lanka.
Former COPE Chairman, MP Sunil Handunnetti has instructed that the Central Bank bond scam forensic audit reports be kept at the COPE Secretariat as a confidential report until the next COPE Committee is established.