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

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* GMOA wants to bring back Rajapaksa regime into power using SAITM issue - Minister Rajitha Senaratne
Wed, Oct 11, 2017, 11:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 11, Colombo: Co-cabinet spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratne says the intention of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) is to bring back the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime into power using the SAITM issue.

Speaking at the weekly cabinet new briefing Wednesday, Minister Dr. Senaratne said former Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) chairman Dr. Carlo Fonseka long time ago has said there were two terrorist organizations - one was the LTTE and the other was the GMOA.

He said that there are two groups who were in favor and against SAITM (South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine) and the group against the resolving the SAITM issue was trying to keep SAITM issue till Mahinda Rajapaksa comes to power again.

The Minister said the group has selected a person for each district to contest the next election.

Minister Senaratne charged that the students who are not willing to participate in demonstrations were involved in the protests by inculcating fear among them by students unions. He said the GMOA doctors are also forcing the students not to attend the lectures.

Students' movements have been used to achieve political objectives, the Minister added.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Fundamental Rights petition of former transport minister Kumara Welgama postponed for 15th Oct
-- [7 hours ago]
National Economic Council focuses on introducing a new policy on fertilizer subsidy
-- [9 hours ago]
Diyathalawa bus explosion: Police record statements from 13 people
Sri Lanka Navy senior officer ordered to appear before CID in case of 11 missing youth
Sri Lankan High commissioner to UK has not resigned - Foreign Ministry
US Pacific Partnership mission to return to Sri Lanka for a second time
Sri Lanka shows only slight improvement in reducing corruption in 2017
Sri Lanka December 2017 trade deficit surpasses US$ 1 billion mark despite double-digit growth in exports
Technical Group meeting of the G-24 countries in Colombo on February 27
Japanese company awarded contract to construct 3rd phase of Sri Lanka's Central Expressway

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.