Action will be taken if the Minister in charge was continuously rejecting the Delimitation Committee report, the People’s Action For Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) Organization said.
President Maithripala Sirisena has advised to appoint a Task Force to look into problems the people might face with a drought predicted during the next several months.
Multinational Nestle yesterday kicked off a fresh investment of Rs. 5 billion at its state-of-the-art factory in Pannala, Kurunegala under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
We will be able to export any product to the European market without any export levy or duty, with the European Union’s decision to remove significant import duties on Sri Lankan products by restoring GSP + trade access to Europe’s export market, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Galle.
Tax concessions, extension of Visas for over US$ 1.5 m investment
Resident visas from two to five years would be granted to foreigners who would make a minimum investment of US $ 300 000 in Sri Lanka, Finance Minister Ravi Karunananyake said.
A.H.M.Azwer, Secretary General of the Muslim Progressive Front has said that the Muslim MPs and Ministers in this Government have been forced by this “so-called” Yahapalanaya to flee hither and thither as if being stung by a hive of wasps of Sigiriya.
New Indian Express: The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), which is the official Opposition in the Sri Lankan Parliament and the ruling party in the Northern Provincial Council, will continue to support the ongoing process to draft a new constitution for Sri Lanka despite internal dissensions.
Former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaranatunga responded to Cabinet spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne saying she made no attempt to extend her term of office by two more years through the constitutional proposals presented to Parliament in 2000.
The Heerlen police arranged extra protection for the Grotius College and its school grounds. The College’s director, teachers and students received threats in response to the suicide of 15-year-old student Tharukshan Selvam, AD reports.