In an announced visit to the Bandaranaike International Airport yesterday, President Rajapaksa instructed officials to minimise inconveniences to passengers.
Respect for fundamental human rights in Sri Lanka is in serious jeopardy following the election of Gotabaya Rajapaksa as President in November 2019, Human Rights Watch says in its World Report 2020.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declared himself to be a great admirer of Chinese leader Xi Jing Ping when he met the visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi yesterday,
The GMOA and other groups bitterly critical of the previous government are suspiciously quiet on the shortcomings of the new administration, the UNP said.
The JVP formally requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today to abolish the SOFA and ACSA pacts entered into with the United States government.
Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said the govt has been unable to provide economic relief to as the vote on account has limited government expenditure till April.
Services at the Werahera Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have improved since the President's recent visit, Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.
The JVP-led National People's Power raised concerns yesterday over a recent AG Department appointment as well as high profile arrests of Opposition MPs.
UNP Parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna says that neither the government nor the opposition should get a two-thirds majority in parliament in the upcoming general elections.
The Private Member’s Bill introduced by Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe as the 20th and 21st Amendments to the Constitution will remove the essence of the 19th Amendment and take it back to “JR’s 1978 constitution in its original form,” legal experts say.