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The Prime Minister says the only leader who is able to protect the country in the face of any challenge is President Mahinda Rajapakse. PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 20 October 2014 21:24

Prime Minister D.M Jayarathne says Sri Lanka could face more challenges internationally with the decision taken by the European Court of Justice to annul regulations proscribing the LTTE. He points out the only leader who is able to protect the country in the face of such challenges is President Mahinda Rajapakse. Addressing a gathering held in Kandy the premier stated the public will have to decide whether to give away the freedom that was gained through many sacrifices by appointing

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Late Prime Ministers S.W.R.D. Bandaranike and Sirimavo Bandaranaike commemorated. PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 September 2014 13:10
A commemoration ceremony was conducted on behalf the 55th commemoration anniversary of the late Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, 14th commemoration anniversary of Sirimavo Bandaranaike and third commemoration anniversary of Anura Bandaranaike in front of the Bandaranaike statue in Horogolla this morning.  Floral tribute was paid to the statue. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne, ministers, parliamentarians and Maha Sangha were present at this occasion.  Relatives of the family including former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and Sunethra Bandaranaike were also present at this occasion. 
 
Anu Nayake of the Malwathu chapter Venerable Niyangoda Vijithasiri Thero commended the service rendered by late S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and Sirimavo Bandaranaike on behalf of the nation. 
 
The Jathika Hela Urumaya emphasizes it will never support Ranil Wickremasinghe in a presidential election. PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 20 October 2014 21:22

Western Province Minister Udaya Gammanpila emphasizes the Jathika Hela Urumaya will never support Ranil Wickremasinghe in a presidential election. He points out the JHU is not pleased with the activities of the opposition leader. Ranil Wickremasinghe is still having relations with Tamil Separatists. Addressing a function held at the auditorium of the Western Province Chief Secretary's office the provincial minister said the Jathika Hela Urumaya expects a positive response from the President regarding the proposals presented to him recently.

 
Minister of Public Administration defines the European Court of Justice decision to annul regulations proscribing the LTTE in the face of an election as an attempt to revitalize separatism. PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 20 October 2014 21:23

Minister W.D.J Senevirathne defines the European Court of Justice decision to annul regulations proscribing the LTTE in the face of an election as an attempt to revitalize separatism. He points out it has created a feeling of uncertainty about the future in the minds of the people who suffered from terrorism for more than 3 decades. The minister also says the responsibility in this regard should be shouldered by the opposition of this country.

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The distribution of official poll cards of the Uva Provincial Council poll will commence on next Wednesday. PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 25 August 2014 18:41
Deputy Post Master General in charge of operations A.G. Wickremasinghe says that all arrangements have been made to distribute postal ballots and the official poll cards of the Uva Provincial Council poll. The Returning Officials are currently handing over the pouches of postal ballots to the Department of Posts. Mr. Wickremasinghe told the National Radio that the parcels will be distributed among the relevant institutions from tomorrow after the listing them appropriately. The marking of postal votes will take place on the 4th and 5th of next month. There are 20,027 postal voters in the Badulla district. In the Moneragala district the number is 10,672. 
 
The Elections Secretariat is scheduled to handover the official poll cards of the Uva Provincial Council poll to the Postal Department on next Wednesday. The distribution of the cards will begin from that day. The distribution will take place till the 12th of this month. Sunday the 7th of September has been declared as a special day for the distribution of official poll cards. The total number of eligible voters in Badulla district is 619,966. The number of voters in the Moneragala district amounts to 332,764. The Deputy Post Master General adds that the police provide the necessary security for the distribution of postal ballots and official poll cards. 
 
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