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 Muslim party asks government to appoint commission to probe Muslim grievances
Thu, Jan 16, 2014, 09:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 16, Colombo: Ally of Sri Lanka's governing party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has called on the government to appoint a commission to investigate the grievances of the Muslim people in the Northern and Eastern provinces.

General Secretary of the SLMC, parliamentarian M.T. Hassan Ali has said that a Presidential Commission should be appointed to look into the grievances of the Muslims in the North and East and provide solutions to their problems.

He said the party is not satisfied with the performance of the Presidential Commission on Disappearances since the government does not have proper figures of the deceased and displaced Muslims.

According to Hassan Ali, Muslim community has had to face difficulties since 1990 when the Muslims were evicted from the North.

The parliamentarian called on the government to pay attention to the Muslim community as well.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan Prime Minister to hold bilateral discussions with Indian Premier today
-- [6 hours ago]
Salawa explosion victims to take legal action to obtain compensation
-- [6 hours ago]
First Sri Lanka session on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement opens today
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Telecom hosts management committee meeting of two submarine cable maintenance consortiums
-- [8 hours ago]
Parliament to convene an emergency session on April 28 regarding waste disposal
-- [8 hours ago]
Pugoda Magistrate Court transfers case against former minister Basil Rajapaksa to Gampaha High Court
Sri Lankan Government has taken measures to strengthen parliament - PM
Sri Lanka Speaker calls on young lawmakers to act as role models for youth
Houses for 68 more families affected by Meethotamulla disaster
Central Province Minister resigns from post to protest father's removal from SLFP organizer post

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.