The Prime Minister’s office has paid attention towards the newspaper reports, which stated that the Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat under the Prime Minister’s office is going to be closed and some people are trying to weaken its work, a statement from the PM’s office said.
The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Major General (Retired) Syed Shakeel Hussain paid a farewell call on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at his Office in Colombo on Friday (5th May).
Following is the statement made by the Chairperson of Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR), Former President Mrs. Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge on the reduction of security of Former President Mahinda Rajapaksha.
The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday (2nd May) approved the proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena to implement the National Reconciliation Policy drafted by Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR), Chaired by Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga.
Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessels, SLNS Sagara and SLNS Nandimithra left for Singapore from the Port of Colombo yesterday (5th May) to take part in the International Maritime Defense Exhibition scheduled to be held in Singapore.
Minister of Law, Order, and Souther Development Sagala Rathnayake answering a question in Parliament today (5th May) explained that the reduction of police officers from the security of Former President Rajapaksha is not politically motivated.
Public servants had been given an election pledge for 11 years to increasing their salary, but the Good governance government fulfilled it within 28 days. Therefore this government expects further productivity from public workers, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said.