Preisdential hopeful Anura Kumara Dissanayake said today that under his presidency, state and private sectors will coexist and contribute equally to growth.
The SLFP distanced itself from former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga's decision to support presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa today.
The controversial MCC compact is in the news again, with both Government and Opposition MPs reacting to reports that its signing is imminent.
A tense moment arose at an Election Commission press briefing today as the Election Commissioner publicly disagreed with a Member of the Commission.
NDF Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa is saying that he is not bound to honour any agreements that were signed by the current or former governments.
Presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa unveiled his election manifesto today, with promises made in areas of national security and economic prosperity.
In order to successfully address minority grievances, a president should have the backing of a majority of the majority community, the SLPP said.
Thirty long-term observers were deployed in all nine provinces of Sri Lanka this morning as part of a European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM).
TISL has urged the Cabinet to immediately reconsider a decision to allow President Maithripala Sirisena to retain his official residence upon retirement.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera attempted to set the record straight today on presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's remarks on Sri Lank'as human rights commitments.