Day: November 4, 2018

Parliament set to reconvene on November 14

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a gazette to reconvene the prorogued parliament. Accordingly, the parliament will reconvene on November 14th at 10 am.

Sri Lanka’s ousted PM says U.S., Japan freeze aid over political crisis

Sri Lanka’s deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the United States and Japan had frozen more than a billion dollars of development aid after his abrupt dismissal raised doubts about the future of democracy in the island.

Shooting in Hakmana, one injured

One person was injured when a group of gunmen arrived in a van and a motorcycle, opened fire in Kabiliyapola, Hakmana this evening, police said.

More new Ministers take oath

Another group of Parliamentarians were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers and Deputy Ministers before President Maithripala Sirisena today (04).

Will support President: Rathana Thera

Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thero has made a statement that he will remain independent in the Parliament.

UPFA to appoint Dinesh as Leader of House

The UPFA Parliamentary Group yesterday decided to appoint MP Dinesh Gunawardena as the Leader of House at the next Parliamentary session.