Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 12 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Patriotic National Movement of Sri Lanka protest withdrawing emergency regulations due to Indian pressure
Sun, May 29, 2011, 06:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Sinhala nationalist Patriotic National Movement (PNM) affiliated to the National Freedom Front led by Minister Wimal Weerawansa expressed opposition today to the withdrawal of the emergency regulations.

The Social Affairs Secretary of the PNM Dr Wasantha Bandara said in a press conference held in Colombo today that the government should not withdraw emergency regulations due to the pressure from India.

He said that the mentioning of the need to remove emergency regulations in the joint statement issued after the Indian tour of the Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris was interference in local affairs by India.

The activist said the withdrawal of emergency regulations was a matter of concern of the legislature of Sri Lanka.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Australian Federal Police accused of supporting Sri Lanka's CID
-- [1 hour and 38 minutes ago]
Second victim of shooting at Sri Lanka election rally dies
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka records marginal deflation for July 2015
-- [9 hours ago]
Former UPFA minister arrested for alleged abduction and assault of a political activist
Postal voting for Sri Lanka's General Election will commence today
Sri Lankan government to provide domestic power supply to resettled families in North and East
Sri Lankan PM to give priority to strengthen rural economy
Sri Lanka Marxist party opposes separatist agenda of Tamil party, calls for plan for national unity
Opposition Provincial Minister arrested for assaulting supporters of Sri Lanka's ruling UNP
Australian assistance to establish clinical waste management systems in Sri Lankan state hospitals

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.