Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan government failed to honor any promises since 2005 - Sajith Premadasa
Thu, Dec 6, 2012, 12:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 06, Colombo: Deputy Leader of Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) Sajith Premadasa says the government has failed to honor any of the promises since 2005.

Premadasa told the media that the government has not implemented the promises made in the Mahinda Chintana and the Mahinda Chintana Future Vision manifestoes and the government has misled the people through its housing policy.

He explained that President Mahinda Rajapaksa had initially promised to build 25 houses in every village each year and the Housing Minister has promised to build one million houses through the Jana Sevana housing programme.

However, he pointed out that these are unrealistic targets given by the government to mislead the people.

According to Premadasa, the government in order to fulfill its promise to the people would have to build 166,666 houses every year from 2010-2016, which amounts to 13,888 houses every month and 462 houses every day.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
No Sri Lankans hurt in Nepal earthquake, students safe
-- [10 minutes ago]
U.S. Secretary of State to visit Sri Lanka on May 2- report
-- [35 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan anti-corruption organization seeks Presidential committee to launch fresh probe on bond issue
-- [1 hour and 1 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan minister rejects reports of Cabinet approving electoral reforms
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Minister says former President still surrounded by 'crooks'
-- [2 hours ago]
Nepal Earthquake: Sri Lanka dispatches emergency relief assistance to Nepal
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka was able to win trust and confidence of the international community in a short time - FM
Sri Lanka to improve accidents and emergency treatment services
Sri Lanka Navy delegation visits US Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson
SriLankan Airlines launches knowledge management system

Copyright © 2000, 2012 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.