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New State and Deputy Ministers sworn in

New State and Deputy Ministers sworn in

(UPDATED) The swearing in ceremony of State and Deputy Ministers of the National Government commenced a short while ago at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. MORE..

September 9, 2015  02:34 pm|

More Ministers to sworn in tomorrow

More Ministers to sworn in tomorrow

The new State Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the National Government will likely take oath tomorrow (8), along with five more Cabinet Ministers, sources said. MORE...

September 7, 2015  10:29 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|

Culture of excessive number of ministers must end - Sampanthan

Culture of excessive number of ministers must end - Sampanthan

Sri Lankas new Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan today said that while a national government in the present context in the country may be a national need, it would have been better if the two parties would have been able to come together without an increase in the number of ministries. MORE..

September 3, 2015  01:48 pm|

ITAK wants Opposition Leader post

ITAK wants Opposition Leader post

The Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) today said that the partys Parliamentary Group Leader must thus be recognized as the Leader of the Opposition in accordance with Parliamentary practice and convention as they have now emerged as the largest political party in Opposition in Sri Lankas Parliament. MORE..

August 29, 2015  04:48 pm|

SLFP, UNP will form the National Government: Malik

SLFP, UNP will form the National Government: Malik

The United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) have reached a final consensus over forming a National Government, UNP Chairman Malik Samarawickrama said in a statement today (26).

August 26, 2015  01:40 pm|

National Government or opposition: President grants freedom to decide

National Government or opposition: President grants freedom to decide

The MP-elects of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) have been given freedom to choose whether to join the National Government or function in the opposition, MP-elect Mahinda Amaraweera quoted the President as saying. MORE...

August 23, 2015  11:13 pm|

Newly elected UPFA MPs oppose National Govt - Vasu

Newly elected UPFA MPs oppose National Govt - Vasu

A group of newly elected Parliamentarians of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) held a discussion in Colombo today with the participation of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, former UPFA MP and Left Democratic Front leader Vasudeva Nanayakkara said. MORE..

August 20, 2015  03:20 pm|

SLFP for National Govt; CBK to head MOU committee

SLFP for National Govt; CBK to head MOU committee

(Audio) The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has appointed a committee to formulate a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the forming of a National Government with the United National Party (UNP). MORE..

August 20, 2015  12:26 pm|

I have a clean record, says Mevyn Silva

I have a clean record, says Mevyn Silva

(EXCLUSIVE) Im not concerned that I wasnt offered a ministerial portfolio from the coalition government, despite campaigning for the victory of the present President in the January polls, former Minister Mevyn Silva said. MORE...

March 31, 2015  07:10 pm|

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