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Improved services at Werahera DMV since President’s surprise visit – Transport Minister

Services at the Werahera Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have improved since the President's recent visit, Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.

State-sanctioned playlists to replace bus music?

State-sanctioned playlists will replace music heard on private and state-owned buses as the National Transport Commission (NTC) is set to welcome the new year with a ban on so called 'bus music'.

Not satisfied with envoys representing Sri Lanka-Amaraweera

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said yesterday that he is not satisfied by the performance of our Ambassadors in other countries.

We are not here to catch thieves-Amaraweera

Minister of Passenger Transport Management, Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera says that the present government has not undertaken the task of catching the thieves of the previous government as there are other institutions to do that work.

Govt will abolish the fuel price formula only if necessary-Amaraweera

Minister of Passenger Transport Management, Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera is saying the government will abolish the fuel price formula only if it is necessary.

SLFP yields

The SLFP formally announced its decision today to back the candidate of its biggest breakaway faction-turned rival party yet, in the upcoming presidential election.

SLFP uninterested in talks with any party but SLPP – Amaraweera

The SLFP is not interested in talking to any other major party beside the SLPP in forming an alliance for the coming election, MP Mahinda Amaraweera said.

Lotus Tower corruption saga: What we know so far

The President's controversial remarks on the Colombo Lotus Tower has sent ripples across the political establishment. This is a recap of what we know so far.

Lotus Tower revelation will not affect talks with SLPP – Amaraweera

UPFA General Secertary Mahinda Amaraweera said today that President Sirisena's remarks about the Lotus Tower will not affect ongoing talks with the SLPP.

SLFP has named candidate, Election Commissioner confirms

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya confirmed to RepublicNext that the SLFP has submitted its candidate's name upon a request made by the Commission.

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