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 minister expresses gratitude to main opposition UNP
Fri, Jan 4, 2013, 11:17 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 04, Colombo: A Sri Lankan government minister has expressed gratitude to the main opposition United National party (UNP) for the party's decision not to respond to the Court of Appeal notice.

The UNP decided not to respond to the Court of Appeal notice that asked the party representatives in the parliamentary select committee (PSC) probed the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice to appear in court on the 3rd when a writ application filed by the Chief Justice was taken up for hearing.

Youth Affairs Minister Dullas Alahapperuma has expressed his gratitude to the UNP on behalf of the government for the party's decision.

The Minister has made this statement at a news conference yesterday.

Also addressing the media at the conference, Leader of the House, Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has said that follow-up action on the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice would only be at the discretion of the President.

He has added that the impeachment proceedings have been included in the parliament agenda.

** Related Story :: Sri Lankan government and main opposition not to respond to court notice on PSC, Tamil party to adhere



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
CID investigates possible sabotage at Sri Lanka's coal power plant
-- [9 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka main opposition to support a19th Amendment to Constitution
-- [1 hour and 29 minutes ago]
Budget debate kick starts in Sri Lanka parliament
Sri Lanka government says it will follow due process if it wants to amend the Constitution
Central committee of Sri Lanka coalition party JHU meets to discuss whether to support the budget
German tourist went missing in Sri Lanka jungle found safe
Indian fishermen seek BJP leader's help to get Sri Lanka to release their boats
Indian Tamil party leader accuses BJP government of openly aiding Sri Lanka
India issues stamp commemorating Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist
INFOTEL ICT exhibition opens in Sri Lanka

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.