Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* UNP retains Colombo MC electing first woman mayor for Sri Lankan capital city
Sun, Feb 11, 2018, 09:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 11, Colombo: The United National Party (UNP) retained power in the Colombo Municipal Council securing the highest number of votes in Colombo at the Local Government (LG) Elections.

As a result the UNP Mayor elect Rosy Senanayake will become the first female Mayor of the Sri Lankan capital city.

The UNP obtained a majority of 46 percent with 131,353 votes with 60 council seats while the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) received 21 percent with 60,087 votes securing 23 seats.

The United People's Freedom Alliance came in third securing 12 seats in the Council with 31,421 votes.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Minister Malik Samarawickrama leads high powered delegation to promote investment and exports in Germany
-- [40 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Council's term ends
-- [8 hours ago]
Two suspects including a saffron-robed arrested for attempting to sell a Valampuri conch shell
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President to leave for US today to attend UN General Assembly
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Marine biologist, Asha de Vos Global winner of Study UK Alumni Awards 2018
Sri Lanka Finance Minister says depreciation of rupee not an indicator of fall in economy
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation declines to 2.5 percent in August 2018
Free unlimited medical consultations now on Sri Lanka's meditech app oDoc
Number of chronic kidney disease patients in Sri Lanka are decreasing, President says
Sri Lanka parliament suspends JO MP Wimal Weerawansa for two weeks

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.