Under Rajapaksa regime, Muslims were living in a reign of terror. They were not sure how many Muslim places of worship would be destroyed and how many Muslim properties would be damaged, UNP MP Mujibur Rahman told Arab News in an interview.
The Megapolis Development Plan formulated for entire megapolis development in the island including Western Province was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (Dec. 30) at the Presidential Secretariat.
In a statement to clear any misunderstanding that the Sri Lankan mission in the Kingdom was not involved in seeking clemency for the Sri Lankan maid, who was recently spared from being sentenced to death for adultery
The Police would not hesitate to take legal action against Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra if the investigations found evidence to the effect that she had aided and abetted the recent abduction of a youth, said ASP Ruwan Gunasekara yesterday.
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) employees currently engaged in trade union action threatened yesterday to cut down the countrywide water supply if the government failed to address their grievances.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Sri Lanka next month during which the two sides will sign several agreements including a pact on combating money laundering and terrorism financing, officials said today.