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
Government to develop Eastern port city of Trincomalee as an agriculture and energy hub
-- [3 hours ago]
Australia deports 12 Sri Lankan asylum seekers
-- [3 hours ago]
Major General Sumith Manawadu of Sri Lanka Army passes away
-- [5 hours ago]
US company to recruit 3,000 Sri Lankan nurses for US hospitals
-- [6 hours ago]
War Heroes Commemoration Month declared open in Sri Lanka
Narahenpita Police OIC arrested for concealing evidence in rugby player's death further remanded
CSE and CFA Society Sri Lanka ring opening bell in support of 'Putting Investors First Month' campaign
Sri Lankan President advises officials to take decisions fearlessly to protect environment
Sri Lanka Navy arrests five Indians smuggling Ganja in to the island through sea
Sri Jayewardenepura University and Lipton to uplift productivity of Sri Lankan tea lands

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.