United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa today (Sept 17) said that he does not intend to contest at the presidential elections by crossing over to another party.
The United National Party (UNP), on the instructions of its leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, has appointed a committee to decide on the party's presidential candidate.
Sri Lanka has a Free Trade Agreement with Pakistan and is negotiating a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement with China, Thailand and Bangladesh.
President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the Lotus Tower – South Asia’s tallest tower measuring 350 metres in Colombo today (Sept 16).
Sri Lanka Army Commandos together with foreign officers conducted a mock hostage and rescue operation at the BMICH today (Sept 16).
A massive political rally under the theme of ‘Eluka Thamil’ or ‘Tamils Arise’ was held today (Sept 16) in Jaffna by Tamil National Alliance (TNA) breakaway groups ahead of Presidential polls.
United National Party (UNP) Deputy leader Minister Sajith Premadasa has written to party leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe urging that the Party's presidential candidate be nominated this week.
The public has been warned of false claims that the Ministry of Finance is issuing permits for Sri Lankan expatriate workers to purchase vehicles under tax concessions.
The documents concerning the extradition of former Central Bank governor Arjuna Mahendran has been handed over to the Singaporean government, a spokesperson for the Attorney General (AG)'s Department said.
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has warned that doctor's would withdraw from their services in the North and East, if transfer issues are not resolved within a week.
The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) today (Sept 16) issued landslide warnings to the Ratnapura, Nuwara Eliya, Kegalle, and Kalutara districts for the next 24 hours.
In a bid to prevent extremist terrorist groups from entering the country, the Department of Immigration this week will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with security agencies to ensure added border security, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena said.