Day: December 17, 2018

New alliance will be registered as ‘National Democratic Front’ – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that they will form a new political alliance by the name of “National Democratic Front” (NDF) which will be registered as a political party to contest the next general election.



The new Cabinet Ministers to be sworn in today

The new Cabinet of Ministers are expected to be sworn in today.



EU welcomes Sri Lanka political resolution

The Delegation of the European Union today welcomed the peaceful and democratic resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka in accordance with the constitution.



Elephant found shot and killed in Rathmale

The remains of an elephant believed to have been shot and killed by poachers has been uncovered in the Rathmale forest reserve, said Ada Derana reporter.



JVP vows not to allow Ranil to form another national government

The JVP says it will not let Ranil Wickremesinghe to form a national government by making use of the loopholes existing in the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.



MR claims Yahapalanaya regime borrowed $ 20.7 billion in loans

MP Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday claimed that the Yahapalanaya Government since assuming office in 2015 had borrowed $ 20.7 billion in foreign currency loans.



SLPP wants Opposition posts

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) should be given the positions of Opposition Leader and Chief Opposition Whip as they have 101 MPs, says MP Rohitha Abeygunawardena.