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.
A majority of Ministers oppose a proposal to abolish the Executive Presidency which some say was proposed by the PM
TISL filed complaint at the Bribery Commission this morning against Minister Sajith Premadasa and seven other Cabinet Ministers who failed to submit their Asset Declerations for the year 2018/19.
The United National Party-led Alliance will bring a Social Democratic focus to its policies when contesting future elections, but the burning question as to who its candidate for the Presidential elections will be is yet to be settled, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne told reporters today 29, Aug.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga who want devolution of power have to work together to meet the Nationalist challenge posed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa
“The United National Party is like a pair of stags fighting with their horns locked while the predator waits patiently watching in the bush,” Attorney Ravi Jayewardena told RepublicNext.
Pledging to build Sri Lanka’s economy along the lines of Japan’s post-war industrialization strategy, the United National Party presidential aspirant Sajith Premadasa said he would launch a “Sri Lanka First” program to develop the country at a rally held at the Uyanwatte Stadium in Matara today 23 Aug.
The leader of the Democratic People’s Front (DPF) Mano Ganesan says the patience of the alliance partners of the United National Front (UNF) is wearing thin because the United National Party can’t make up its mind about its Presidential Candidate.