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 will not accept the interpretations of the court - Deputy Speaker
Fri, Jan 4, 2013, 12:00 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 03, Colombo: Deputy Speaker of Sri Lanka parliament Chandima Weerakkody said today at the parliament that the government would not accept the interpretations of the Court of Appeal regarding the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) against the Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake.

He said that the Speaker had already expressed the view on the judiciary processes against the impeachment and according to it another party cannot challenge the powers of the legislature.

However, the cabinet spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said at the cabinet press briefing today that the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa will make a statement regarding the status of the Court ruling over the Chief Justice's issue on January 8 and until then there will be no comment from the government.

He made this statement responding to questions from journalists.

"If we comment on the issue it would be only our personal opinions. Therefore await the announcement of the Speaker," he said.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka opposition MPs\' decision to appear before court is a violation of parliamentary privileges - Deputy Speaker



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Joint military exercise between Sri Lanka and India armies concludes
-- [22 minutes ago]
ADB grants US$ 150 million develop green power generation in Sri Lanka
-- [43 minutes ago]
Final vote of the budget 2015 in Sri Lanka parliament today
-- [1 hour and 6 minutes ago]
Over 73,000 people in Sri Lanka are subjected to modern day slavery, global study finds
-- [1 hour and 34 minutes ago]
Common opposition candidate of Sri Lanka pledges to run a disciplined campaign
Sri Lankan President says he will not run a dirty campaign despite having 'files' on defectors
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 14 Tamil Nadu fishermen
Onion farmers' protest closes Sri Lanka's main north-south highway
Political parties in Sri Lanka reconsidering their support to President
Sri Lanka police temporarily halt 10,000 transfers due to presidential election

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.