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::

* Sri Lankan minister displeased with new portfolio, report
Sun, Feb 3, 2013, 08:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 03, Colombo: A Sri Lankan minister has expressed dissatisfaction at the new portfolio allocated at the recent Cabinet re-shuffle.

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) Secretary and Technology and Research Minister Champika Ranawaka has been quoted in the media as saying that his new ministry received the lowest budgetary allocations at the annual budget.

He has said that the Ministry has so far received only 0.04 percent of the allocations made in the budget.

He has explained that the budgetary allocations were important to conduct research and implement programs that are beneficial to the country.

Ranawaka, who was previously the Power and Energy Minister, has pointed out that he would raise his concerns with the President in the next few days.

However, he has assured that all on-going projects at the ministry would be continued under him.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
International media watch dog condemns an attack on Tamil journalist in Northern Sri Lanka
-- [52 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's private sector retirement fund yet to publish accounts for 2011 - Opposition MP
-- [1 hour and 36 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan government denies allegations that Muslims displaced by naval deployment
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka appoints new envoys to US and India
-- [3 hours ago]
Ten killed when tractor falls into a canal in north central Sri Lanka
Top UN official to attend World Conference on Youth 2014 in Sri Lanka
Sangakkara officially retires from T20 International cricket
President opens Sri Lanka's first auto assembly plant
Provincial Councilor of Sri Lanka main opposition party wanted for assault surrenders to police
Sri Lanka's ruling party mayor of Hambantota denies allegation of assaulting opposition MPs

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.