Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Uva Provincial Council of Sri Lanka to be dissolved today
Fri, Jul 11, 2014, 10:15 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 11, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government will dissolve the Uva Provincial Council by midnight Friday, government sources said.

The Chief Minister of the Provincial Council Sashendra Rajapaksa is expected to request the Governor C. Nanda Mathew to dissolve the Uva Provincial Council.

The term of the Uva provincial council is due to end on September 26 but the government has planned to dissolve the council before the term expires and hold the election in September.

Meanwhile, all the major political parties are preparing to campaign for the election in the Uva Provincial Council.

Incumbent Chief Minister Sashendra Rajapaksa will contest as the Chief Minister candidate of the ruling coalition while Badulla district MP Harin Fernando is slated to contest for the post from opposition United National Party.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
India offers military assistance to modernize Sri Lanka Army
-- [3 hours ago]
Visiting Indian Army Chief meets Sri Lanka's Prime Minister
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka’s CIC sells Chemifix trademark for Rs 345 million
-- [4 hours ago]
IOM commends Sri Lanka's leadership of the Colombo Process
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka and France renew commitment to deepen engagement in sports development
-- [4 hours ago]
Pakistani naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka port on a goodwill visit
-- [5 hours ago]
Former President says Sri Lanka's economy took a 'palpable' downturn with new government
-- [5 hours ago]
Will never compromise national security, Sri Lankan President assures
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President attends UN climate conference in Paris
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka inflation rises to 3.1 percent in November 2015
-- [7 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.