Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

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
Sri Lankan President meets Canadian, Australian leaders at CHOGM
Murdered businessman's father retracts statement made in support of convicted DIG
Higher Education Minister ready to discuss undergraduates' grievances
Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka calls for immediate release of detainees held for a long time
Sri Lankan President to leave for Paris to attend Climate Change summit
UK steps up reconciliation and human rights support for Sri Lanka
Indian Army Chief to discuss upgrading Sri Lanka's defense equipment during visit
CID records statement from Minister Rajitha Senaratne on Avant Garde Chairman's claims
Sri Lanka's power authority earns over Rs. 38 million through raids on power pirates
Sri Lanka to introduce a new Education Act in January

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.