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
Four Indian Navy ships arrive at Sri Lanka's Trincomalee Port on a training mission
-- [2 hours ago]
India, Sri Lanka agree to extend ongoing project assisting war-affected women in East
-- [2 hours ago]
Deputy FM denies China's claim that Sri Lanka agreed to resume port project
-- [3 hours ago]
Suspected attacker of Sri Lankan President's brother remanded
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan PM tours Tamil heartland in a reconciliation bid
-- [5 hours ago]
Former chief of Sri Lanka Air Force questioned on controversial MIG aircraft deal
-- [5 hours ago]
Fitch Affirms HSBC Sri Lanka Branch at 'AAA(lka)'; Outlook Stable
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Prime Minister says decision on proposed electoral reforms within 10 days
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan legislator blames former defence secretary for editor's murder
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Freedom Party senior says disciplinary action against party members who attended Ratnapura rally
-- [6 hours ago]

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.