Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Main opposition of Sri Lanka to commence campaign against removal of the Chief Justice
Mon, Jan 14, 2013, 11:03 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) says the party would commence a campaign against the removal of Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake together with other political parties.

UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake has said that the UNP would initiate a discussion with other political parties to decide on a campaign against the Chief Justice's removal.

He has observed that the UNP has already commenced discussions with opposition political parties on the next course of action.

Attanayake has added that parliament had not made any request from the President to remove the Chief Justice and a resolution was therefore never included in the Order Book.

He has explained that what was included in the Order Book was the request by 117 MPs to appoint a Select Committee to look into the 14 charges made against the Chief Justice.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
State Minister says 50,000 new employment opportunities to open with the removal of fishery exports ban
-- [5 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President to attend Anti-Corruption Summit in London
-- [36 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka to establish a Pirivena in Sanchi to teach Theravada Buddhism
-- [1 hour and 40 minutes ago]
Authorities receive 175 illegal firearms during Amnesty period
-- [2 hours ago]
Tire market in Sri Lanka expected to reach US$ 488 million in 2016 - report
-- [3 hours ago]
CID questions Traffic DIG over Rugby player's murder
Sri Lanka to host Annual Congress of the National Union of Travel Agents in France from 31st Oct to 2nd Nov
Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange announces a change in the methodology of calculating Price Multiples
Sri Lanka's Lighthouse Hotel to build another hotel in the South
Envoy in Chennai authorized to issue birth certificates to children of Sri Lankan refugees in India

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.