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
JVP to lodge complaint against Sri Lanka Cricket
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's National Executive Council to discuss Code of Ethics for parliamentarians this week
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Marxist party asks people to make relief provided in interim budget permanent
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government revokes a US$ 16 million order for a new aircraft for presidential use
-- [3 hours ago]
No 'His Excellency' for Sri Lankan President
-- [5 hours ago]
Protesters block upcountry train service in Sri Lanka
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Housing Minister orders independent audit at his ministry to detect fraud
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Army recruits Tamil youth as tradesman
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's controversial Chief Justice says he has not retired, resigned or vacated his office
Sri Lanka Bar Association defends removal of Mohan Peiris from Chief Justice 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.