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::

* Provincial council member of Sri Lanka opposition party receives membership in ruling party
Fri, Jan 3, 2014, 09:39 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 03, Colombo: Southern Provincial Council member of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) Krishantha Pushpakumara today officially became a member of the ruling party.

Pushpakumara received his membership in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), the main constituent party of ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA), from the party leader President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President's Office.

Pushpakumara at a media briefing in Galle on Wednesday announced his decision to resign from the UNP.

He said he had to face many injustices from the party and he is willing to continue a long term political journey with the ruling party and contest the forthcoming Southern Provincial Council election as a SLFP candidate.

The Administrative Secretary of SLFP, H.S. Ariyasena was also present at the occasion.

(Photo by Sudath Silva)

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka Opposition party provincial council member of the south joins government

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Army to open third wellness resort for handicapped soldiers in Kurunegala
-- [7 hours ago]
Prime Minister to table a bill in parliament on the conduct of Sri Lanka's Buddhist monks
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Speaker asked to hold formal inquiry into the attack on main opposition MPs
-- [8 hours ago]
High-powered Pakistan defense delegation to visit Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka seeks assistance from diplomatic community to nab overseas LTTE leaders
-- [9 hours ago]
No room for any injustice to any community in Sri Lanka, President assures
Presidential Commission probing disappearances in Sri Lanka receives complaints on ruling party Tamil politicians
Sri Lankan government considers a limit on duration of visa for foreign journalists
CEO of extremist Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka writes to President over threats to his life
Attacked opposition MPs of Sri Lanka ponder legal action

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.