Day: January 19, 2019

‘Presidential Election must be held first’

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama says a Presidential Election must be held prior to other elections.


Ven. Gnanasara may be released on Feb. 4: Duminda

UPFA MP Duminda Dissanayake said yesterday he was confident that the President would release Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) general secretary the Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera on February 4.


Activists decry Sri Lankan president’s praise for Duterte’s drugs war

Human rights groups expressed alarm at Sri Lanka’s leader on Friday for praising Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody war on drugs as an “example to the whole world”.