Day: August 18, 2018

Will consult Supreme Court on Presidential Candidacy – Mahinda

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that SLPP will be inquiring with the Supreme Court whether, under the 19th Constitutional Amendment, a person who had previously held the post of President twice, could run at a Presidential election again.

Current government prevented bankruptcy and economic downfall of country – PM

The current government was able to prevent the bankruptcy and economic downfall of the country, after it came to power, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dead at age 80

Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80, his foundation confirmed Saturday.

Open economy destroyed Lankan values: Cardinal

The open economy has destroyed the social norms and values practiced by the people of this country, Colombo’s Archbishop Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith said.

19 Chinese, Sri Lankan couples wedded at mass wedding ceremony in Sri Lanka

Nineteen couples from China and Sri Lanka were wedded at a mass wedding ceremony in Negombo here on Thursday, strengthening the island’s position as an ideal wedding destination.