Republic Next Logo

prime minister

Hypocritical govt selling off land to S’pore – JVP

The JVP accused the new government today of continuing what the party called the previous government’s practice of selling off valuable national assets.

Death of Truth at Shangri-La

The nation has reached a watershed moment – a matter that has escaped the comics whom we trusted and voted for in 2015 to abolish the aberration of the executive presidency.

Premier unable to appear before PCoI today

PM Wickremesinghe has informed the PCoI probing corruption in state institutions that he is unable to appear before it today.

Ranil to run with Sajith as mate?

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has indicated that he may field himself as the UNP's presidential candidate, with Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa as his running mate.

Govt committed to abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

In a speech made to the Maldives Parliament yesterday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe reiterated his commitment to abolishing the executive presidency.

Development will be further strengthened after securing full power soon – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that his government, without permanent or presidential powers has made exceptional development within the country through tough challenges and says that development will be further strengthened after securing full power and stability in the near future.

16,800 university graduates to be appointed training officers

A total of 16,800 unemployed university graduates will be recruited to the state sector as trainee training officers today (30).

Despite problems, massive development work underway – Wajira

Despite problems, the country has seen "massive development" this year, Minister of Internal and Home Affairs Wajira Abeywardana said.

New Land Bill gathers controversy

The new Land Bill is gathering controversy before it has reached the floor of Parliament with the SLFP alleging that the government wants to change the law to sell land to foreigners

Teacher service will be upgraded – PM

The Government will provide comprehensive training to all untrained teachers and Sri Lanka’s school system will be upgraded to be the best system in Asia in terms of quality of education and technology, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

1 2