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::

* Five MPs of Sri Lanka opposition apologize for expressing dissenting views
Fri, Jan 4, 2013, 10:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 04, Colombo: Five parliamentarians of Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) have apologized to the party leader for expressing dissenting views that were not in line with the collective decision of the UNP hierarchy, party sources said.

Parliamentarians Ajith P. Perera, Ruwan Wijewardene, Niroshan Perera, Dr. Harsha de Silva and Eran Wickramaratne were accused of expressing dissenting views to media over the party's decision not to appear in Appellate Court in response to the summons issued by the court to the members of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC).

The two UNP members of the PSC, Lakshman Kiriella and John Amaratunga refused to appear in court Thursday since the PSC is fully in the purview of the legislature and not the judiciary and the party is of the view that internal matters in Parliament should not be taken in Courts.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Two Universities Visit at Indiana Buddhist Temple
-- [1 hour and 0 minutes ago]
President Obama intends to nominate Atul Keshap as Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives
-- [4 hours ago]
Suspect attacked Sri Lankan President's brother surrenders
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Freedom Party MPs attend rally in Ratnapura despite party directive to stay away
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to participate in the universal exposition World Expo 2015
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan court orders probe into former Defense Secretary's bank accounts
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan minster writes to President and PM asking not to nominate the 'corrupted' for elections
-- [7 hours ago]
Atmosphere and receptivity during third round Indo-Lanka fishermen talks better - spokesperson
-- [8 hours ago]
Indian Navy squadron to arrive in Sri Lanka for training exercise
-- [9 hours ago]
Police unable to deliver court order to former President's brother Basil Rajapaksa
-- [9 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.