Premadasa launched his campaign at Galle face in Colombo, projecting his populist agenda and promising to appoint Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka to deal with National Security and the drug menace.
The Civil Society and Trade Unions' Collective yesterday presented its policy reform proposals to the Prime Minister and Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa
The MoU between SLFP and SLPP was signed this morning (10) at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (SLFI).
The Deputy Leader of Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Madumadawa Aravinda has resigned from his position in the party following an anti-muslim speech given by him at one of the divisional meetings last week.
The UNP claimed today that presidential candidate M. L. A. M. Hisbullah is tacitly backing SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
"SLFP “is in the mood to extinct itself. It is facing a crisis and this leadership cannot find a way out.”
The term of the Uva Provincial Council (PC) is set to expire at midnight today (08), Uva Province Governor Maithri Gunartne said.
President Maithripala Sirisena said it was because of the great dedications by the brave soldiers that Sri Lanka has been able to overcome all hostilities against it at all times.
The general public was too afraid to hold protest under the Rajapaksa government, State Minister of Mahaweli Development Ajith Mannapperuma said.
Accusing railway trade unions of being duped by the Joint Opposition, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said today that the problems faced by railway workers were already resolved last year.