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::

* Political parties in Sri Lanka must be saved, Opposition Leader says
Tue, Jan 28, 2014, 09:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 28, Colombo: The Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremasinghe says that the main political parties in the country are facing many difficulties under the present political culture.

Wickremasinghe addressing an event at the United National Party (UNP) headquarters, Sirikotha said that the UNP and even the key coalition party of the governing party, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) need to be saved.

According to the Opposition Leader, the current political culture in the country has posed many difficulties to the two main political parties and therefore, there is an urgent need for a change in the country's present political culture in order to save the political parties.

He added that the quality of politicians and the politics practiced need to be improved as a matter of urgency.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
New bridge over Kelani River to link Sri Lankan capital and airport expressway
-- [1 hour and 30 minutes ago]
First informal meeting on Sri Lanka at UNHRC 30th session on September 17
-- [1 hour and 44 minutes ago]
Former ITN chief to appear before presidential CoI Monday
-- [4 hours ago]
Omanthai check point in northern Sri Lanka removed
Sri Lanka's AkzoNobel Paints garners Silver Awards at SLIM NASCO 2015
Former Sri Lankan government paid US$ 6.2 million to fundraiser for Obama to influence U.S. - report
PM instructs to expedite paddy purchasing process as a bumper crop is expected
Sri Lanka main Tamil party lays claim to opposition leader post in parliament
Sri Lanka President to totally ban the production and importation of asbestos in 2018
Shareholders approve Sri Lanka's DFCC Vardhana and DFCC banks merger

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.