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::

* Left parties of Sri Lanka's ruling coalition seek an appointment with President to discuss national unity
Sun, Jul 13, 2014, 08:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 13, Colombo: Left parties of Sri Lanka's ruling coalition, United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have sought an appointment with the President Mahinda Rajapaksa to discuss the national unity and good governance.

The left parties have also sought an appointment with Minister Maithripala Sirisena, the secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), the major constituent party of the ruling alliance for a discussion on the same issues.

The left parties in the government, Lanka Samasamaja Party (LSSP), Sri Lanka Communist Party (SLCP) and the New Left Front (NLF) that work in unison have sought this opportunity.

These parties have already expressed concerns regarding the communal violence that took place recently in Beruwala electorate, the need for seeking a political solution for the ethnic problem, corruption, violence and drug mafia etc.

Earlier the parties requested a meeting with Minister Sirisena for a discussion on the abolition of the executive presidency.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan government spends millions for lobbying to improve relations with the US - report
Sri Lanka's reconstructed Northern Railway Line to Jaffna will be opened in September
Sri Lankan Asylum seekers transferred to detention center in Australia
Sri Lanka to establish ten new botanical gardens
Nomination board of Sri Lanka's main opposition for Uva PC election to meet on July 29
Ruling party nominations for Sri Lanka's Uva Provincial Council election in a crisis
Minimum postage increased in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Army rejects US Embassy claim on Commission to Investigate Missing Persons
Chairman of Commercial Bank to step down
First ever international film festival to be held in Sri Lanka

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.