British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed deep appreciation for the steps taken by President Maithripala Sirisena in the last 10 months to strengthen democratic values, human rights and reconciliation.
A resolution has been tabled in Parliament by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to place the pension entitlement of former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on par with the entitlement enjoyed by her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Six suspects including former DIG Vass Gunawardena and his son Ravindu have been sentenced to death after being found guilty for the abduction and murder of businessman Mohamed Siyam by the Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar.
President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Malta Thursday morning (Nov. 26) to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) – 2015, to be held at Fort St. Angelo in Birgu from November 27-29.
A brother of former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse has been formally named in a corruption case involving the transfer of state weapons, as the new government pushes ahead with its crackdown against the old regime.
The Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) is keen to know about the bank details of Selvarasa Pathmanathan alias ‘KP’ and some of his associates over the investigation on Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case.
Sri Lanka is planning to give permanent residence for investors who bring over 5 million US dollars to the country and three year residence visa for those brining over 250,000 dollars, the Finance Ministry said.