Sajith to meet the public tomorrow
UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa is to meet the public tomorrow, according to a twitter message by UNP MP Harin Fernando.
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SLPP considering interim Govt. if PM steps down
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and its alliance partners are reportedly considering an interim government to be formed under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa should Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe step down from office.
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Madduma Bandara opposes dissolution of Parliament
Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara, known to be a Sajith Premadasa loyalist was critical of a move by the United National Party (UNP) to support a resolution to dissolve Parliament saying the government should step down as soon as possible to pave the way for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to form a new administration.
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Transfer of Govt : PM to discuss with party leaders and UNP MPs
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today and said he would discuss with party leaders and ruling party members what the next move would be regarding the handing over of government and brief him about the final decision.
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PM should step down immediately: Ven. Dhammananda Thera
Chief Lekakadikari of the Asgiri Chapter Ven. Dr. Medagama Dhammananda Thera said today it was most suited for Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to step down immediately giving the opportunity to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to govern the country according to his policies.
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C’wealth polls monitors urge more inclusivity at future elections
At the conclusion of its presidential election monitoring programme in Sri Lanka, election observers from Commonwealth countries urged all Sri Lankans and their newly-elected leaders to be more inclusive at future elections.
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President to make maiden foreign visit to India
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to visit India on November 29, Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar said in a tweet.
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D.M Jayaratne passes away
Veteran Sri Lankan politician and former Prime Minister D.M Jayaratne passed away at the age of 92 at a private hospital in Kandy today.
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Ravinatha Aryasinha appointed Foreign Secretary
Ravinatha Aryasinha has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the President with effect from today, Foreign Ministry said.
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Harsha resigns, wants Suwa Seriya under President
Non-Cabinet Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva resigned from his ministerial portfolio today and requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to place the 1990 Suwa Seriya Foundation under his purview.
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BBS to be dissolved after general elections: Gnanasara Thera
A decision has been taken to dissolve the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organisation after the general election, BBS general secretary the Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera said.
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India’s External Affairs Minister in SL
Hours after the new President assumed duties today, Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar accompanied by two officials arrived in Sri Lanka this evening on a short visit, informed sources said.
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Maithripala to function as SLFP chairman
Former president Maithripala Sirisena will resume his duties as the chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), party’s senior vice president Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa said today.
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Speaker, party leaders to decide next course of action
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today he was prepared to call a meeting of all political party leaders in parliament to decide on the next course of action on conceding the government to the newly-elected President this week.
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Former cricketers congratulate President
A number of former star cricketers including Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena extended their wishes to newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
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Attygalle appointed Fin Min Secretary
Former Central Bank Deputy Governor S.R. Attygalle has been appointed as the Secretary to the Treasury and the Finance Ministry by the President today.
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Kamal Gunaratne Defence Secretary
Major General (retired) Kamal Gunaratne was appointed as the Secretary to the Defence Ministry by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today.
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