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::

* New Justice Minister of Sri Lanka vows not to send any war hero to international courts
Thu, Aug 31, 2017, 10:40 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka's new Minister of Justice and Foreign Employment Thalatha Athukorala today said that no war hero, who saved this country will be sent to international courts.

Minister Atukorala was speaking at a media conference after assuming duties as the new Minister of Justice today at the Justice Ministry.

"The President and the Prime Minister have placed an enormous trust in me and I have been entrusted with this responsibility. I will carry out my responsibility with the best of my ability," she assured.

The Minister said she has to work in a very controversial environment and she is committed to protect the independence of the judiciary.

"However, I will not give any room to anybody to prosecute our war heroes who have protected this country in a foreign court or punish them," the minister stressed.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Premier Modi expresses disappointment in the delay in implementing Indian projects in Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka mulls restrictions on fruit imports in future
-- [6 hours ago]
Scout movement should move forward with new technology and knowledge - President
-- [7 hours ago]
No director boards of any bank has been dissolved - Minister
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan leaders condole loss of lives in Indian rail tragedy
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, India Prime Ministers discuss ways to deepen entire range of bilateral relations
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, Australia reaffirm commitment to combat transnational crime
Heavy Chemical industrial zone to arise from the defunct chemical factory site in Northern Sri Lanka
Education Ministry says will take legal action against misleading public with false claims on Suraksha Sisu Insurance
Thajudeen Case: Court orders to search former First Lady's charity vehicle for human remains

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.