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Wigneswaran raises objections over Palaly airport expansion

Wigneswaran raises objections over Palaly airport expansion

Northern Provinces Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran has raised objections over the renovation of the Palaly airport in the Northern Province, one of the many large infrastructure projects proposed in Sri Lanka with the funding of the Indian government. MORE...

February 18, 2016  07:59 am|

Wigneswaran slams lack of funds for NPC

Wigneswaran slams lack of funds for NPC

The Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Northern Province C.V. Wigneswaran on Tuesday expressed opposition to the Sri Lankan governments plan to introduce Grama Rajya as the unit of devolution of power. MORE..

December 15, 2015  11:44 pm|

Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says that while a proposal has been made to ITAK calling for the removal of Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran from the TNA, it is not the opinion of the entire party. MORE..

November 10, 2015  01:32 pm|

Wigneswaran lashes out at concentration of power in his party

Wigneswaran lashes out at concentration of power in his party

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran publicly lashed out at concentration of power in the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK), the party to which he belongs. MORE...

September 28, 2015  10:54 am|

Wigneswaran welcomes UN proposal to set up hybrid court

Wigneswaran welcomes UN proposal to set up hybrid court

The Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Tamil-dominated Northern Province has welcomed the UNHRCs proposal to set up a hybrid court to probe the alleged war crimes during the last phase of the conflict with the LTTE, saying it is a dramatic step towards achieving reconciliation. MORE...

September 24, 2015  11:18 am|

TNA leader lashes out at Wigneswaran

TNA leader lashes out at Wigneswaran

The Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) president and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA)s deputy leader in Parliament, Mavai S. Senathirajah, has come out against Chief Minister of the Northern Province and his colleague C.V. Wigneswaran for the latters conduct during the recent Parliamentary election campaign. MORE...

September 8, 2015  10:41 am|

Support a party which can address our issues, asks Wigneswaran

Support a party which can address our issues, asks Wigneswaran

Northern Provincial Councils Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran, who decided to stay neutral for the parliamentary elections, called upon Tamils to support a party which stood for retaining Tamil identity and safeguarding the right to self-determination.

August 13, 2015  11:12 am|

UN awaits report on Sri Lanka to decide on international probe

UN awaits report on Sri Lanka to decide on international probe

The United Nations says that its exploring provision of a broad package of technical and financial assistance to Sri Lankas Northern Province, at the request of Chief Minister C.V Wigneswaran. MORE..

August 1, 2015  11:44 am|

Wigneswaran wants Sirisena to undertake meaningful reforms

Wigneswaran wants Sirisena to undertake meaningful reforms

The US and the international community can play a large role in supporting the Sri Lankas economic development and accountability and reconciliation processes, as the country tries to move beyond its corrupt and troubled past, says Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran. MORE..

July 9, 2015  11:40 am|

Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, has accused the countrys Central government of not having the will to help Tamils or minorities. MORE..

May 30, 2015  10:26 am|

UN shows no positive progress for our issue, says Wigneswaran

UN shows no positive progress for our issue, says Wigneswaran

Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Justice C.V. Wigneswaran on Monday (18) condemned the international community for its delay in handling the accountability issue in Sri Lanka and failure to bring justice to the Tamil people. MORE...

May 18, 2015  03:05 pm|

Wigneswaran defends raising convicts issue with Modi

Wigneswaran defends raising convicts issue with Modi

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran on Friday strongly defended his action of forwarding to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a representation, seeking the release of four convicts of a case of rape and murder, popularly called the Premananda case. MORE..

April 25, 2015  10:43 am|

Wigneswaran requests Modi to release 3 convicted of raping 13 girls

Wigneswaran requests Modi to release 3 convicted of raping 13 girls

Chief minister of Sri Lankas Tamil-majority Northern Province C V Wigneswaran has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release three life convicts in the sensational Swamy Premananda case. MORE...

April 24, 2015  08:52 am|

Tamils seek positive action to resolve problems - Wigneswaran

Tamils seek positive action to resolve problems - Wigneswaran

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran says that even though security concerns should be left to the Central Administration in any Country, it should not transgress the limits of protection of the Country to a protracted pursuit of purposeful military occupation with political undertones in place. MORE..

March 14, 2015  05:51 pm|

Time to replace 13th Amendment with a more dynamic system: Wigneswaran

Time to replace 13th Amendment with a more dynamic system: Wigneswaran

It is time the 13th Amendment was replaced with a more dynamic system of devolution of powers, according to Sri Lankas Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran. MORE...

March 12, 2015  04:40 pm|

Cant call it genocide Rajitha

Cant call it genocide  Rajitha

Terming the resolution adopted in the Northern Provincial Council an extremist position, Health Minister and Cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne says President Maithripala Sirisena had promised to initiate an internationally approved, domestic inquiry process. MORE..

February 11, 2015  01:04 pm|

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