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 Lanka's main opposition to raise privilege issue in parliament and complain to the IPU
Sat, Apr 19, 2014, 09:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) says the party will raise a privilege issue in parliament next week and complain to the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) about the attack on several UNP MPs in Hambantota during an inspection tour.

Chief Opposition Whip, John Amaratunga has said the attack on the opposition MPs would be informed to the IPU since the international community including the Commonwealth Union should be aware of the attack.

The UNP MPs who were attacked allegedly by governing party mobs when they visited the Mattala Airport and Hambantota Port will also raise privilege issues in parliament against the failure of the police to provide them with security.

The UNP MPs will individually table privilege motions against the Hambantota police HQI and ASP for failing to take any action when they were pushed, abused, threatened and pelted with stones, rotten eggs and tomatoes.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan government denies attempts to buy opposition MPs
-- [25 minutes ago]
UNP will not allow war crimes charges against Sri Lankan leaders - MP Harsha de Silva
-- [1 hour and 33 minutes ago]
Supporter of Sri Lanka's common opposition candidate removed from provincial council ministerial portfolio
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Catholic Church urges politicians not to use papal visit for campaigns
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka 2015 budget passed in parliament with a majority of 95 votes
-- [3 hours ago]
Joint military exercise between Sri Lanka and India armies concludes
-- [9 hours ago]
ADB grants US$ 150 million develop green power generation in Sri Lanka
Final vote of the budget 2015 in Sri Lanka parliament today
Over 73,000 people in Sri Lanka are subjected to modern day slavery, global study finds
Common opposition candidate of Sri Lanka pledges to run a disciplined campaign

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.