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::

* MP Ranjan Ramanayake likely to be opposition's Chief Ministerial candidate for Sri Lanka's Western Province
Sat, Feb 1, 2014, 10:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) is likely to appoint the party's Ratnapura District parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake, a popular actor turned politician , as the UNP's chief ministerial candidate for the Western Provincial Council election.

UNP sources have said that following lengthy discussions, the UNP nominations board is now considering Ramanayake's request to contest as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the Western Province at the forthcoming elections.

The UNP nominations board has discussed the matter during meetings on Thursday and Friday.

It is learnt that if the party decides to appoint Ramanayake, as the chief ministerial candidate for the Western Province, he would contest from the Gampaha District.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan, Maldivian Foreign Ministers discuss strengthening bilateral relations
Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to U.S. Jaliya Wickramasuriya further remanded
FSP leader Kumar Gunaratnam released
Sri Lanka bus, three-wheeler drivers protest higher fines imposed on traffic rule violations
Need of the hour is leaders who can find just solutions - President
Sri Lanka President discusses bilateral relations with US VP-elect - PMD
President seeks explanation from IGP over comment on arrest of an individual by FCID
Sri Lankan couple with 'well-founded fear' granted refugee status in New Zealand
American and Sri Lankan experts gather to unleash Sri Lanka's trade potential
Sri Lanka's Q3 industrial production index up 3.0 percent compared to 2015

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.