Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Wimal Weerawansa granted permission to travel abroad
Fri, Jun 16, 2017, 08:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 16, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today granted permission for leader of National Freedom Front MP Wimal Weerawansa, who has been released on bail, to travel overseas.

Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne Monday granted permission to MP Weerawansa to travel to Pakistan.

MP Weerawansa has filed a request at the court seeking permission to undertake a visit to Pakistan with the former President and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa from the 19th to the 23rd of June.

Accordingly court onditionally granted the MP permission to travel oversees ordering him to appear in the court before his visit.

Weerawansa was arrested on January 10 for allegedly causing a loss of more than 91 million rupees to the Government by deploying 45 vehicles obtained on a rental basis for the State Engineering Corporation for political and private activities during his tenure as Housing and Engineering Services Minister of the previous UPFA government of Mahinda Rajapaksa.

He was granted bail on April 07.

 


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Three months concessionary period to pay arrears of taxes for luxury vehicles
-- [18 minutes ago]
Exhibition on Sri Lanka PM's political life opens today
-- [39 minutes ago]
Government to take over Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital
-- [51 minutes ago]
No change in government's decision on polythene ban- President
-- [1 hour and 58 minutes ago]
Ceylon Chamber to host B2B meetings between Sri Lanka and Chinese businesses in automotive sector
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Telecom Group operating profits up 2% to Rs. 37.4 billion in 1H 2017
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Security forces release land to government and legitimate owners
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan youth leader among ten UNDP talents joining 1000 global talents in Denmark to solve global challenges
Rs 28 billion worth health projects next year
No change in Samurdhi benefits, government assures beneficiaries

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.