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::

* Leftist party in Sri Lankan government to vote against the impeachment motion
Sat, Jan 5, 2013, 09:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 05, Colombo: A leftist party in Sri Lanka's coalition government is to vote against the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake when it is taken for a vote in parliament.

Secretary of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka, Senior Minister D.E.W. Gunasekera has said the party has decided to vote against the impeachment motion.

He has said that the Communist Party would also hold discussions with the other leftist parties in the government.

According to Gunasekera, a common decision on the Supreme Court verdict on the parliamentary select committee (PSC) that probed the impeachment motion is to be reached after discussions with Leader of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) Minister Prof. Tissa Vitharana and Leader of the Democratic Leftist Front Vasudeva Nanayakkara.

Earlier, the three ministers requested the President to prorogue the parliament in a bid to resolve the current standoff between the legislature and judiciary.

** Related Story :: Proroguing Sri Lanka parliament suggested to resolve standoff between legislature and judiciary



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Steps taken by Sri Lanka encouraging, transformative process embarked on will take time - UN Rights Chief
-- [0 minutes ago]
Global tourism giants to speak at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2016
-- [32 minutes ago]
Life expectancy of Sri Lankans increases, gap between males and females narrows
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Tea Board to participate in 4th world Tea & Coffee Expo 2016 in Mumbai
Sri Lankan President affirms his government's dedication to improve quality and strength of security forces
ADB signs co-advisory agreement with Sumitomo Mitsui Bank to expand East Container Terminal of Sri Lanka's Colombo Port
Former UPFA MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardena arrested again
SriLankan Airlines suspends flights to Paris and Frankfurt as it continues to re-structure and review its network
Sacred Buddha relics returns to Pakistan after month long exposition in Sri Lanka
U.S. government trains Sri Lankan officials on counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction

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.