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::

* Sri Lanka Buddhist party concerned about government's silence over communal violence
Thu, Jul 10, 2014, 08:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 10, Colombo: Ven. Omalpe Sobhitha Thero, the Leader of Sri Lanka's Sinhala Buddhist party and government coalition partner, Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), said today that the silence of the government regarding the communal violence in Beruwala electorate had denigrated the majority community of the island.

The JHU leader made this statement in a letter addressed to the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today.

He also said that the investigations regarding the incidents were partial and the ruling coalition party was concerned about it.

The monk leader pointed out that the reports about Sri Lanka had compelled Dalai Lama also to issue statements against Buddhists in Sri Lanka.

The Tibetan spiritual leader made a renewed call for Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to cease violence towards the countries' Muslim minorities, in an address delivered on his 79th birthday.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Vietnamese parliamentary delegation visits Sri Lanka parliament
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka condoles with Japanese people on landslide tragedy
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange Main Index (ASPI) crosses 7000 mark after 3 years
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan bowler Sachithra Senanayake returns from Perth after undergoing remedial work
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Tamil party delegation visits India to seek solutions to national issue
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka main opposition party to reinstate two expelled members in electoral organizer positions
-- [7 hours ago]
Two more Deputy Ministers take oaths before President in Si Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
British authorities arrest three Sri Lankans for visa application fraud
-- [8 hours ago]
Justice Ministry of Sri Lanka partners with UNICEF to develop an electronic database to speed up justice for children
Sri Lanka's trade deficit narrows 35.3 percent in June 2014

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.