Day: December 16, 2018

Ranil Wickremesinghe returns as Sri Lanka PM as crisis nears end

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s prime minister on Sunday, making a remarkable comeback weeks after being ousted by President Maithripala Sirisena under controversial circumstances.


UNP held hostage by TNA – Mahinda Rajapaksa

The United National Party (UNP) led by Ranil Wickremesinghe has been taken hostage by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), former President and former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa declared yesterday (15).


New Government to fire illegally appointed officials

The UNF Government, after re-assuming duties will review dozens of appointments and promotions granted during the seven week period after the removal of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, former Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena said.