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::

* Elections for Sri Lanka's Uva Province in September
Tue, May 20, 2014, 11:53 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 20, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to hold elections for the Uva Provincial Council in September this year, the government spokesman has said.

The Media Minister and Government spokesman, Keheliya Rambukwella has said that the decision was taken at a meeting held yesterday between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the representatives of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, state-run radio said.

The term of the Uva provincial council is due to end on September 26 and sources say government plans to dissolve the council next month and hold the election before the term ends.

The Minister assured that there was no discussion at the meeting on holding a Presidential or General Election this year.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Budget debate kick starts in Sri Lanka parliament
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka government says it will follow due process if it wants to amend the Constitution
-- [8 hours ago]
Central committee of Sri Lanka coalition party JHU meets to discuss whether to support the budget
-- [9 hours ago]
German tourist went missing in Sri Lanka jungle found safe
Indian fishermen seek BJP leader's help to get Sri Lanka to release their boats
Indian Tamil party leader accuses BJP government of openly aiding Sri Lanka
India issues stamp commemorating Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist
INFOTEL ICT exhibition opens in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Navy Commander to leave for India tomorrow on an official visit
Sri Lanka's Northern Province CM's visit to India not yet decided

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.