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Cabinet agrees to change Divi Neguma to Samurdhi

Cabinet agrees to change Divi Neguma to Samurdhi

The Cabinet of Ministers has agreed to change the Divi Neguma Development Department to Samurdhi Department, co-cabinet spokesman Dr Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE..

December 17, 2015  12:01 pm|

Govt at risk of claims by Chinese port city project - document

Govt at risk of claims by Chinese port city project - document

Sri Lanka would be exposed to the risk of claims from the firm managing a suspended Chinese-backed real estate project if the government fails to obtain approvals needed by the project within 60 days, a government document showed on Thursday. MORE..

September 18, 2015  10:53 am|

Three new Cabinet Ministers sworn in

Three new Cabinet Ministers sworn in

Three new Cabinet Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena short while ago, the Presidential Media Division said. MORE..

September 9, 2015  11:46 am|

Committee to decide on heads for public institutions - President

Committee to decide on heads for public institutions - President

President Maithripala Sirisena today stated that a common committee will be appointed by himself and the Prime Minister to ensure that the most suitable individuals are selected for the top posts in government institutions. MORE..

September 4, 2015  03:19 pm|

New Ministers sworn in

New Ministers sworn in

(UPDATED) The swearing in ceremony of the new Cabinet of the National Government commenced at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, a short while ago. MORE..

September 4, 2015  12:24 pm|

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|

New cabinet to be sworn in on Sep 02

New cabinet to be sworn in on Sep 02

The Cabinet of Ministers of the new government will be sworn in next Wednesday (September 02), UNP Chairman Malik Samarawickrama told Ada Derana. MORE..

August 26, 2015  02:01 pm|

Three PSD officers involved in Thajudeens murder, says Rajitha

Three PSD officers involved in Thajudeens murder, says Rajitha

Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne on Thursday (06) charged that three officials attached to the Presidential Security Division (PSD) have allegedly involved in the murder of former Sri Lankan Rugby player, Wasim Thajudeen, who had died under suspicious circumstances. MORE...

August 6, 2015  06:25 pm|

SLTB buses not obtained under my name Susil

SLTB buses not obtained under my name  Susil

UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha says that it is unreasonable to direct accusations at only him regarding the payments to be made for SLTB buses used during the Presidential Election and balance sheets also concern the President, as he is the incumbent Chairman of the party. MORE..

July 23, 2015  04:35 pm|

Kalutara town and Calido beach to be developed

Kalutara town and Calido beach to be developed

The Government has taken steps to develop the Kalutara Town and Calido Beach, the Government Information Department said in a statement. MORE...

July 13, 2015  12:17 am|

No final decision on nominations yet, says Rajitha

No final decision on nominations yet, says Rajitha

A final decision has not been taken by the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) on whom to give nominations at the forthcoming election, Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE...

July 9, 2015  06:06 pm|

I dont think Mahinda is mentally retarded- says Rajitha

I dont think Mahinda is mentally retarded- says Rajitha

Mahinda Rajapaksa will lose his privileges as a former President, if he contests at the next general election, Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne affirmed. MORE...

May 28, 2015  04:30 pm|

Cabinet nod for 20th Amendment

Cabinet nod for 20th Amendment

The Cabinet of the Sri Lankan government today granted approval for the draft bill of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, formulated to change the countrys electoral system, sources said. MORE..

May 27, 2015  10:45 pm|

New SLFP Ministers take oath

New SLFP Ministers take oath

President Maithripala Sirisena today appointed eleven new Cabinet Ministers, five State Ministers and ten Deputy Ministers at a ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, a short while ago. MORE..

March 22, 2015  03:39 pm|

UPDATE: 19th Amendment draft bill gets cabinet approval

UPDATE: 19th Amendment draft bill gets cabinet approval

The Cabinet approval has been granted for the draft bill on the 19th Amendment and it will be tabled in parliament within next few days, Cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said.

March 15, 2015  07:51 pm|

General election to be held after new electoral reforms

General election to be held after new electoral reforms

The Cabinet has decided to hold the next General Election only after constitutional changes take place for new electoral reforms, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE...

March 5, 2015  12:54 pm|

Goverment to set up an Anti-Corruption Secretariat

Goverment to set up an Anti-Corruption Secretariat

The government today decided to set up a special Secretariat to investigate into large corruption and malpractices of the previous government, the official Government news portal said in a statement. MORE...

February 12, 2015  04:05 pm|

China official says Colombo Port City project going ahead

China official says Colombo Port City project going ahead

The China-funded port city project in Colombo was going ahead, a top Chinese official from the company executing it said Wednesday, days after the new Sri Lankan government claimed the deal was still being assessed. MORE..

February 12, 2015  10:23 am|

Sri Lanka to go ahead with China-backed Port City Project

Sri Lanka to go ahead with China-backed Port City Project

The Cabinet has decided to continue with the Chinese-assisted Colombo Port City Project, cabinet spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratna said today. MORE..

February 5, 2015  04:41 pm|

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