Presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa promised today to reform preschool education, address malnutrition and revitalise care for the elderly in Sri Lanka, if elected to office.
Presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa implied today that Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa may be behind ongoing trade union strike and protest campaigns.
United National Party (UNP) seniors backing Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa in the race to the executive presidency defended their decision yesterday to oppose the 11th hour move to abolish it.
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Chandima Gamage said UNP would not need to resort to a secret ballot to select its presidential candidate.
SLPP Chairman Prof. G. L. Pieris said that no pending cases, local or international, could stop its presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa from running for president.
United National Front (UNF) heavyweight and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) leader Champika Ranawaka said the UNF alliance should select its presidential candidate with a vote among the 106 MPs it represents in Parliament.
The SLPP said today that its presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa will take measures to fight the pressing issue of global warming.
Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake said that, if the party is to win the upcoming presidential election, its top two leaders must work together.
Former intelligence bigwig Dr. Ajith Colonne yesterday rejected claims of state intelligence being weakened due to the prosecution of a few bad actors.
rliament was adjourned until 17 September today citing a low turnout of Government MPs, forcing the day's sittings to end at 11.45am.