Day: November 18, 2018

JVP to skip the all party leaders meeting today

The JVP will not attend the all party leaders meeting set to take place at 5 this evening under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena pertaining to the present political crisis.

Speaker to boycott all-party conference

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has informed the President that he will not attend the all-party conference scheduled to be held this evening (18), stated the Office of the Speaker.

Person arrested with Rs 25 million worth heroin

A 33-year-old suspect had been arrested with 2.79 kg of heroin valued more than Rs. 25 million at Kotahena last night by the officials of the Colombo Division Crimes Prevention Unit.

President calls all-party conference

President Maithripala Sirisena has called a conference with the participation of all political parties represented in the Parliament, with the aim of bringing an end to the political crisis in Sri Lanka, Presidential Media Division said.