Day: April 2, 2018

Discussion held between President, Prime Minister and UNP Cabinet Ministers

A special meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is being held at the President’s official residence in Colombo, sources said.

‘Inland Revenue Act to rationalize investor incentive schemes’

The introduction of the Inland Revenue Act has rationalized the incentive schemes provided to investors, said Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera.

We have to end this PM’s authority – Vasudeva

Leader of the New Left Front, Member of Parliament Vasudeva Nanayakkara says, “If a caretaker government is appointed and action is taken towards holding a General Election, and if Ranil Wickremesinghe comes into the Opposition and tries to obstruct such a caretaker government, I have to mention that we will support such a government.”

Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes Sirisena will back no-confidence motion against PM

Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed hope that incumbent Maithripala Sirisena – who was responsible for his ouster in 2015 – will support a no-confidence motion backed by the joint opposition against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.