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::

* Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka to meet religious and civil society leaders over religious violence
Wed, Jun 25, 2014, 11:10 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Opposition and United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe will hold discussions with the religious and civil society leaders regarding the current situation.

The discussion will be held tomorrow at the parliament, the Opposition Leader's office said.

The Opposition Leader is expected to focus the discussion mainly on the clashes that took place recently between the Sinhala and Muslim residents of the Aluthgama and Beruwala towns and discuss the actions need to be taken to prevent such violence in future.

The Opposition Leader has come under criticism from many quarters for the inactivity on his part over the communal violence.

Wickremasinghe did not visit Beruwala yet although the President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the area and discussed with people as soon as he returned from his tour in Bolivia.

However a group of UNP MPs including the chairman of the UNP Leadership Council Karu Jayasuriya, Mangala Samaraweera, and Eran Wickramaratne, visited the troubled areas on June 22 and met with the affected residents

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Pakistani national arrested at Sri Lanka's Colombo airport with 5 Kg of heroin
-- [3 hours ago]
Brexit effect on international financial markets a key channel of impact for Sri Lanka, trade chamber says
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to host meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement for Asia-Pacific in October
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission welcomes President's directives on arrests under PTA
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka investment promotion agency hosts leading Japanese business delegation
-- [7 hours ago]
Global movement urges Sri Lanka Army to release records of war 'surrendees'
Sri Lanka Central Bank releases results of Purchasing Managers' Index Survey
Sri Lankan PM says major part of taxes being spent on education
Sri Lanka will discuss setting up special courts for accountability with Tamil party and victims - FM
Over 400 Tamils to join Sri Lanka Police to be posted in North and East

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.