Press sealed as crisis deepens
A constitutional wrangle over the takeover of a ministerial
subject deepened last night as President Chandrika Bandaranaike
Kumaratunga insisted her action was legal while Prime Minister
Ranil Wickremasinghe contended it was not.
may become US free trade partner
Sri Lanka has been named as a "potential candidate"
for US Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), US Trade Representative
Robert Zoellick announced this week.
PM here to mark 250 years of Siyam Nikaya establishment
The Vesak celebrations this year will also have the presence
of the Thai Prime Minister who is visiting the country to
commemorate 250 years since the establishing of the Siyam
Maha Nikaya, with several Buddhist organisations also preparing
up, but little else at Vesak
Despite the setting up of a National Organising Centre for
Vesak and plans to get the private sector and hospitality
industry involved to promote the festival, hotel managements
have shown a lacklustre approach
faults Govt. for compromising security
An organisation of Sri Lankan expatriates based in Australia
claims that any changes to High Security Zone boundaries will
threaten the national security and the safety of civilians