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
'Joint opposition' is not for women's rights in Sri Lanka - PM
-- [5 hours ago]
Over 100 harassed migrant workers return to country from Kuwait
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President to visit Germany to strengthen economic and trade cooperation
-- [6 hours ago]
ICRC to work with Sri Lankan government on missing persons
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government not averse to international participation in the accountability mechanisms, PM says
-- [7 hours ago]
SLFP to take disciplinary action against members criticizing the party leadership
Program to enlighten media personnel on proposed constitution
State minister pays surprise visit to fish market to look into public complaints of corruption
Workshop on Sectoral Oversight Committees for Members of Sri Lanka Parliament
Former President CBK commends government for efforts to increase women's participation in politics

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.