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 main opposition party's 68th anniversary celebrations tomorrow
Fri, Sep 5, 2014, 08:26 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 05, Colombo: The 68th anniversary of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) will be held tomorrow (September 06th) at the Passara Common Play Grounds in Badulla district.

The anniversary rally will begin at 2 p.m. under the patronage of party leader Ranil Wickremasinghe under the theme "Honorable Country - Prosperous tomorrow".

UNP Leadership Council, the members of the Working Committee, the MPs, the Provincial Councilors and the local government members of the party are to participate in the rally Saturday.

The main propaganda meeting for Uva provincial elections will also commence in conjunction with the anniversary.

UNP sources say that the party leader is expected to announce a major change in the party positions at this anniversary rally.

Speculations are rife that party leader Wickremasinghe will appoint the Hambantota district parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa once again to the deputy leader position.

UNP was formed on 06 September, 1946 under the leadership of D.S. Senanayake who became the island's first Prime Minister.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Dialog paves way for 5G with successful Massive MIMO trial
-- [15 minutes ago]
Australian PM sees Sri Lanka President's visit as an opportunity to advance key areas of bilateral cooperation
-- [1 hour and 19 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests six Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
-- [1 hour and 54 minutes ago]
U.S. FY 2018 budget requests $ 2.88 million to support Sri Lanka's demining and border control programs
-- [7 hours ago]
Rule of Law will be strictly implemented against persons cresting conflict in the country - Minister
Prime Minister asks all party leaders to reach consensus on Local Government elections
Sri Lankan President condemns Manchester suicide attack
Measures taken to alleviate teacher shortage, Education Minister says
PATA Annual Summit 2017 welcomes over 400 delegates to Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Prime Minister calls on youth to play a greater role in reconciliation for country's development

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.