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Reforms to include 25% females to LG bodies - PM

Reforms to include 25% females to LG bodies - PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that reforms will be introduced by the government to include 25 per cent females into local government authorities before the next LG election. MORE..

September 30, 2015  11:58 am|

Parliament approves proposal to increase Ministers

Parliament approves proposal to increase Ministers

The proposal to increase the number of ministers in the National Government was approved by Parliament with a majority of 127 votes today. MORE..

September 3, 2015  07:03 pm|

Parliament dissolved - sources

Parliament dissolved - sources

The Parliament of Sri Lanka has been dissolved with effect from midnight today (June 26) by President Maithripala Sirisena, Government sources told Ada Derana. MORE..

June 26, 2015  08:00 pm|

Elections Commissioner ready to retire, but has to wait

Elections Commissioner ready to retire, but has to wait

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya, who has reached the age of retirement, says that he will continue to function in his post until the Elections Commission is established in line with the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. MORE..

June 26, 2015  07:12 pm|

MPs who failed A/L questioning CC nominees qualifications - CaFFE

MPs who failed A/L questioning CC nominees qualifications - CaFFE

A number of MPs have used the debate on the composition of the Constitution Council (CC) and the appointment of civil members to the CC to derail the progress made by the 19th amendment to the constitution, a Sri Lankan election watchdog said. MORE..

June 11, 2015  05:07 pm|

Historic moment where modern-day slavery will be abolished - Wijedasa

Historic moment where modern-day slavery will be abolished - Wijedasa

The next two days will be a historic moment for all Sri Lankans, Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapaksa said in parliament today. He added that with the 19th amendment to the constitution Sri Lankans will finally be rid of modern-day slavery. MORE...

April 27, 2015  11:44 am|

SC ruling on 19A: Parliamentary debate on 21,22 April

SC ruling on 19A: Parliamentary debate on 21,22 April

All parties agreed to debate on Supreme Court approved sections of the 19th Amendment in Parliament on 21 and 22 April, General Secretary of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), Minister Susil Premajayantha said. MORE...

April 19, 2015  12:12 pm|

19A modifications to avoid referendum

19A modifications to avoid referendum

Following the Sri Lankan Supreme Courts ruling on the 19th Constitutional Amendment (19A) on Thursday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that appropriate changes will be made in the draft to avoid going for a referendum. Click to read what clauses will be removed...

April 10, 2015  08:39 am|

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