Day: November 8, 2018

Several more ministers take oath

Another group of Parliamentarians were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers before President Maithripala Sirisena today (08) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

I will act as an independent MP – Kumara Welgama

MP Kumara Welgama states that although he will support Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in proving majority, he will act as an independent MP in the parliament.

US urges for Parliament to be reconvened

The United States has urged President Maithripala Sirisena to reconvene parliament immediately to resolve the prevailing political crisis.

Legal action if House dissolved: UNP

The United National Party (UNP) yesterday said it will take legal action if Parliament is dissolved as anticipated.

Unpardonable conduct, says Kamer Nizamdeen

Twenty-six-year-old Kamer Nizamdeen who obtained the support of many after being wrongfully accused and arrested under the terrorism law in Australia, spoke of his ordeal and revealed that there may be a collateral reason in the way his arrest was orchestrated.