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Election monitoring organizations objected to holding LG election separately

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Minister provincial council and local government Faizer Mustapa says the election monitoring organizations objected to holding local government election separately. The minister made this statement at a SLFP media briefing yesterday. “I have discussed with Pafferal and CMVE in the ...

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UN and Sri Lanka sign Sustainable Development Framework

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Sri Lanka and the United Nations signed the 2018 – 2022 UN Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) today, the agreement which pegs UN assistance to Sri Lanka’s long term development priorities. The UNSDF provides the overarching framework for the work of ...

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Whole nation well aware of who the incriminated ‘RK’ was – SB

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The Minister S. B. Dissanayake stated that the President and Prime Minister must make a swift decision regarding those who are revealed by the Bond Commission’s investigations to be involved in the Central Bank bond scandal. He stated this upon ...

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Jo submitted No-Confidence Motion against Minister Ravi

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Speaking to the media at a press conference today, Leader of the National Freedom Front Wimal Weerawansa stated that a motion of no confidence has been submitted by the joint opposition against minister Ravi Karunanayake to prove his ineligibility to ...

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Priority bus lanes will be in force in Colombo from August 15

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Police Traffic Division confirmed that priority bus lanes will be in force in Colombo and its suburbs from August 15. It said the programme will initially be implemented for traffic coming into Colombo along the Galle Road with other major roads ...

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Media Studies and Journalism diploma awards held under President’s patronage

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The awarding of certificates of the 5th batch of the Diploma Course on Media Studies and Journalism conducted by the Sri Lanka Press Council was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, today (02). The special ...

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e- passport for Sri Lankan citizens

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The Department of Immigration and Emigration will introduce an e – passport with an electronic chip that includes bio data of the owner. The department already has begun the basic activities in this regard. The joint proposal made by Minister ...

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My future political career is presently at risk – Ravi K

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Before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate and inquire into the issuance of Treasury Bonds, minister Ravi Karunanayake stated that the future of his political career is presently at risk due to the manner in which the media had reported ...

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Using public resources for personal gain runs counter to the spirit of good governance

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Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has raised concerns pertaining to the costs incurred for the celebrations organized for Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in honour of him completing 40 years of public service. With reference to a letter dated July 27 ...

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No price reduction of baked products

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All Ceylon Bakery Owners Association President N.K. Jayawardene no price reduction of baked products could be given to consumers, if the Government decides to remove various taxes imposed on 47 essential food items including a kilogram of imported flour. The ...

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