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 Lanka Defence Secretary says Judiciary is being used to destabilize country and topple government
Sat, Dec 29, 2012, 10:40 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 29, Colombo: Defence Secretary of Sri Lanka Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says certain foreign and local elements were trying to use the judiciary to destabilize the country and topple the government.

Addressing the Wayamba Krushi Asiriya 2012, Rajapaksa has said that peace and stability are vital for the country to develop and to attract tourists and investors, but there are attempts to destabilize the country.

He has observed that there's a conspiracy by foreign elements to topple the Rajapaksa government.

"Foreign elements attempted to pose a challenge to the government through the university teachers and the students, but failed. Now they are attempting to gain their end through the judiciary," Rajapaksa has said. He has explained that the country was facing challenges similar to those faced during the military conflict.

According to Rajapaksa, LTTE activists in other countries were attempting to regroup and create chaos in Sri Lanka.

He has observed that the President has many challenges from many fronts, but the troublemakers were unable to achieve their goals due to the confidence people had in the President.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Meeting held at Defense Ministry to discuss progress on land release in North and East
-- [0 minutes ago]
Petroleum trade union collective calls off strike
-- [40 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Marxist party supports CPC workers' strike, calls on government to meet their demands
-- [1 hour and 5 minutes ago]
Seven Sri Lankan fishermen released by Indian court sent home
-- [1 hour and 20 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan Navy sailor dies during training in India
-- [1 hour and 41 minutes ago]
Government takes measures to keep Sri Lanka malaria free - Health Minister
-- [2 hours ago]
New Chairperson appointed to lead Sri Lanka National Child Protection Authority
-- [3 hours ago]
Japanese experts present report on Sri Lanka's garbage dump to President, recommend removal
-- [3 hours ago]
Petroleum trade union in discussions with Minister amid strike
-- [9 hours ago]
Presidential Commission orders removing Head of Security at SriLankan Airlines

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.