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::

* Government will not curtail rights of working class, Sri Lankan President assures
Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 12:31 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 26, Ambalangoda: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa assured today that Government is not ready to curtail the rights endowed to the nation.

Addressing the final election rally in in Galle District at the Ambalangoda Urban Council Grounds, the President emphasized that although some parties are spreading false information on government's development programs and labor rights, the Government always appeared on behalf of the rights of the labor fraternity. As such it will not curtail these rights, the President stressed.

The President pointed out that the Government for the first time introduced a technology curriculum in the schools for the benefit of the children so they can not just win the country but the world.

He underscored the need to develop the country for the posterity while creating a background to build the morality of the children and also a better society.

The President expressed hope that people would choose wisely at the forthcoming election to strengthen the country's progressive march.

Senior Minister Prof. Tissa Vitharana and Ministers Nimal Siripala De Silva and Rajitha Senaratne also addressed the meeting. A large gathering including many Parliamentarians participated in the rally.

(Photos by Udesh Gunarathna)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen for poaching in island waters
-- [2 hours ago]
Private sector technical team proposes to hold off the abolition of current SVAT system
-- [3 hours ago]
Pakistan, Sri Lanka relations firmly standing on the pillars of mutual trust and respect - High Commissioner
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to introduce new legislation to replace old Acts in financial sector to meet present day needs
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lankan woman nabbed at Bangalore airport for drug smuggling
-- [6 hours ago]
U.S. suggests Sri Lanka government to make a public strategy and time table to fulfill UN commitments
-- [6 hours ago]
Pakistan to showcase Gandhara art in Sri Lanka at the Vesak Festival
-- [6 hours ago]
Major General Mahesh Senanayake appointed Chief of Staff in Sri Lanka Army
-- [8 hours ago]
World Water Day: U.S. Embassy helps provide clean drinking water in rural Sri Lanka
Finance Minister pays surprise visit to Sri Lanka Customs

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.