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 elections monitor calls on poll candidates to hand in asset declarations along with nominations
Fri, Jan 17, 2014, 07:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 17, Colombo: An elections monitor in Sri Lanka has called on all candidates at the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections to hand in their assets declarations along with their nominations.

The People's Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) appealed to all contestants to declare their assets along with the nominations and open them for the public scrutiny.

Executive Director of PAFFREL, Rohana Hettiarachchi said the candidates should also be clear about their policies and clearly inform the people of their plans if elected to the respective councils.

He said it was difficult to understand why candidates who claim to contest to help the country and people are unable to hand in their assets declaration as required by the law.

"The Elections Commissioner on many occasions has had to send reminders even after the elections requesting for the assets declarations," Hettiarachchi said.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Central Bank receives $1.1 billion from India's RBI currency swap
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka armed forces annual joint field exercise Cormorant Strike kicks off
-- [8 hours ago]
India to work closely with new government in Sri Lanka to take the relationship to new heights
-- [9 hours ago]
Government to establish a National Agricultural Authority to purchase paddy - PM
President to initiate clean drinking water project for Sri Lanka's kidney disease prevalent areas
Marxist party leader Chief Opposition Whip of Sri Lanka Parliament
Sri Lanka parliament approves proposal to increase number of ministers
Sri Lanka cricket Head Coach Marvan Atapattu resigns
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 18.7 percent in August 2015
Speaker accepts Sri Lankan PM's proposal to increase strength of Cabinet

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.