government awaits to privatize MRIA


The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation had said that Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) is to be privatised within the year. The MRIA was opened in March 2013, and US$209 million was spent on the project; with $190 million ...

Read More »

SLFP drags inviting MR for the SLFP rally


UPFA General Secretary, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera had said that UPFA has decided against inviting former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the SLFP May Day rally at Galle, personally, as he continues to be-little the party’s official ...

Read More »

Sweden’s Foreign Minister promises to assist GSP+


News sources reported that Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has pledged to provide every possible assistance to Sri Lanka to regain the GSP+ facility. Minister Wallstrom, is on an official tour of Sri Lanka, gave this promise when she met ...

Read More »

Sri Lanka an attractive gateway to the subcontinent


The government plans to pass a series of Bills that will create a more suitable investment environment in the country ,Addressing a joint press conference with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said He said it is ...

Read More »

I was the mediator for CBK and Prabakaran


The Tamil Progressive Alliance Mano Ganesan recently Speaking at an event revealed his role in communicating a message from the then President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge to the LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran. Mano Ganesan said that this happened following the dissolution ...

Read More »

A new local airport in Bandarawela


Nimal Siripala de Silva Minister of Transport and Aviation stated that a new local airport will be constructed near Bandarawela in the Badulla District. Speaking at a political gathering he said that it had been planned to construct a new ...

Read More »

Dissolve the NPC


The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya general secretary, Udaya Gammanpila today requested the President to dissolve the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) and take the administration under his purview because it had passed a Bill calling for the merger of the Northern and ...

Read More »

M.H. Mohamed passes away


A former Speaker, Minister and MP M.H. Mohomad has passed away at the age of 95, told family members. M.H. Mohamed served as the 14th Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament from March 9, 1989 to June 24, 1994.He was ...

Read More »

New political program after May 01


President Maithripala Sirisena pledged to introduce a new political program in the country after May 01. The President further said that he will take several new political decisions after May 01 for the betterment of the country and its people. ...

Read More »