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::

* Minister condemns protests against media institutions
Fri, Jan 11, 2019, 11:27 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 11, Colombo: Dr. Harsha de Silva, Non-Cabinet Minister of Economic Reform and Public Distribution yesterday condemned a protest campaign by a group of persons clad in black against some private media institutions.

Speaking in parliament, Minister Dr. de Silva said the government opposes persons clad in black and faces covered protesting and threatening media institutions, He said the government condemns the protest by a group of people in front of a media institution on Thursday.

The Minister said that if newspapers have done anything wrong, complaints could be lodged with the Press Complaints Commission. It is not acceptable for people to harass media institutions instead, the Minister added.

Group of persons clad in black and calling themselves civil activists protested outside the Sirasa media of Capital Maharaja Organization, Hiru and Derana media institutions.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Minister orders special investigation into the fire at Kalamatiya Fisheries Harbor
-- [22 minutes ago]
World Bank approves $ 310 mn loan for Sri Lanka to strengthen its climate resilience
-- [2 hours ago]
People's Bank will not be privatized - Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's former President Chandrika Kumaratunga awarded 2019 Common Ground Award
-- [3 hours ago]
Amnesty International expresses shock over Sri Lanka President's signing death warrants of convicted prisoners
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to make railways an essential service
-- [5 hours ago]
Brandix, Fonterra & JKH launch FastTrack Summer Internship Programme to inspire young talent
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka President says he signed death warrants for four convicted drug traffickers
-- [6 hours ago]
Racist allegations force charity in Sri Lanka to suspend providing food for poor
-- [6 hours ago]
Agreement with Hungary to obtain Euro 52 mn financial assitance to build flyovers at Kohuwela and Getambe
-- [7 hours ago]

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.