Day: February 16, 2018

JO ready to support UPFA Government

Joint Opposition (JO) leaders said after meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena they will support a United Peoples’ Freedom Alliance (UPFA) government.

New process to serve the people by mobilizing all SLFP candidates – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says programmes will be implemented in the future to serve the people, together with all the people’s representatives who contested for the Local Government election under the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) led United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

UPFA will not support unity govt – Susil Premajayantha

Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha stated that the majority of the UPFA will not support the continuation of the current unity government.

President has no power to dismiss PM – Vajira

The President does not have the power to dismiss a Prime Minister according to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardene said yesterday.

President, PM urged to appoint SF Law & Order Minister

Civil Society grouping Purawesi Balaya yesterday called for far reaching Cabinet reshuffle, including the immediate appointment of war winning Army Chief Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka as Law and Order Minister