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 opposition MP Harin Fernando to resign from parliament next week
Sun, Jul 20, 2014, 09:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) Badulla district MP Harin Fernando will resign from the parliament next week, UNP sources say.

The MP will resign to contest to the Uva Provincial Council election as the party's Chief Minister candidate.

He will deliver a special statement in parliament before his resignation, a UNP spokesman said.

UNP leadership council has given approval for MP Fernando's decision to quit parliament to contest for the Uva Provincial Council election.

Nomination for the Uva Provincial Council election will be called from the 30th July to 6th August.

Incumbent Chief Minister Sashendra Rajapaksa will contest as the Chief Minister candidate of the ruling party United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
ADB grants Sri Lanka US$ 270 Mn to implement two development projects
-- [5 minutes ago]
Prime Minister visits Thomas De La Rue Lanka currency printing facility at the Biyagama EPZ
-- [42 minutes ago]
UN rights experts urge Sri Lanka to urgently implement reforms to end arbitrary detention
-- [2 hours ago]
Court extends interim injunction on taking legal action against Gotabhaya Rajapaksa till Jan 25
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank not to accept willfully mutilated, altered or defaced currency notes from 31 Dec
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Tea Board participates in Saudi Horeca Exhibition 2017 in Riyadh
-- [4 hours ago]
President bans use of polythene for upcoming election campaigns
-- [4 hours ago]
Petition against division of Ambagamuwa Pradeshiya Sabha to be taken up on Jan 8
-- [5 hours ago]
Government to provide a 'relief package' of essential items for festive season
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka joining landmine ban treaty should spur other countries to review their position - HRW
-- [6 hours ago]

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.