Former Minister Ashok Abeysinghe that there is no decision has been taken yet to handover the government to the new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
The country which was on the path to reunification has been divided by the politics of this election, former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said today.
President Maithripala Sirisena made his final speech as head of state today, vowing to continue his service to the nation.
President Maithripala Sirisena's explanation for pardoning Shramantha Jude Jayamaha left more qeustions than answers as criticism mounted over the move.
Presidential Secretariat denies the allegations made by JVP MP Vijitha Herath on Friday (25 Oct) that Rs 800 million have been allocated for the future activities of President Sirisena.
President Maithripala Sirisena has left for Japan this morning (21) on an official visit, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.
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.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party will support the candidacy of Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential election as President Maithripala Sirisena steps down from the party’s Chairmanship for the duration of the poll,
Ending months of speculation and heated debates, the UNP formally named its Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa as its presidential candidate a short while ago.
Dayasiri Jayasekara said that it was Minister Rauff Hakeem who revealed about the cabinet meeting to the media and told that it was the Prime Minister who brought the proposal to the cabinet and not President Sirisena.