Tuesday, November 13, 2018



Podu Jana Peramuna To Contest An Election Jointly With UPFA

Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna(Sri
Lanka People's Progressive Front ) lead by newly appointed Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe and United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA)lead by President Maithripala Sirisena have decided to contest jointly as a Sri Lanka Nidahas Podu Jana Peramuna (Sri Lanka Freedom People's Progressive Front )in future Election.

An agreement has been reached in this regard during the meeting held between president Sirisena and appointed Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe at Presidential Secretariet on yesterday  (12).

A committee has been appointed under the patronage of appointed Minister Susil Premjayantha and National Organized of Podu Jana Peramuna Basil Rajapakshe to prepare an election manifesto of the Joint Alliance. 


Premier Ranil Wikramasinghe Says He Will Prove He Has The Majority Of Support In Parliament

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe
has said this evening (13)the decision given by the Supreme Court proves Constitution cannot be kicked off and cornered during a special Media briefing held at Prime Minister 's Official residence "Temple Trees"in Colombo .

Premier Wikramasinghe has said he will prove his majority of support in Parliament tomorrow  (14)and continue the activities of Government in strong manner .Victory of Parliament is always a victory of people he has further said.

Minister Of Transport Want A 9-11 Member Judge Panel To Hear Petitions Filed Against President s Gazette Notification

Minister of Transport in the newly
appointed Government Nimal Siripala De Silva has said today (13) the Fundamental rights petitions filed at Supreme Court by various parties and organization's against the President Maithripala Sirisena s Gazette Notification to dissolve Parliament should be heard before a Judge Panel Comprising of 9-11 judges .

Addressing a media briefing held at Prime Minister's  Office at Flower Road in Colombo -07  this evening Minister De Silva has said everyone expected that a prime minister will be selected through a vote in Parliament tomorrow (14 ), when the Parliament meet .However it is president who can appoint Prime Minister and the Cabinet he has stressed. 

President Has Instructed Tri Forces Commanders And IGP To Mantain Law And Order

President Maithripala Sirisena has
instructed the Tri force Commanders and Inspector General Of Police (IGP )to make a special security plan to maintain peaceful enviornment in the country further during a Special meeting of National Security Council held under the Patronage of President few hours ago .

Inspector General Of Police Pujith Jayasundara has instructed the senior Police officials to take steps to maintain law and order in the country soon after the Security Council meeting . 

Speaker Has Called A Parliamentary Session Tomorrow (14)

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has decided to
convene the Parliament at 10 a.m tomorrow (14) under the Gazette Notification Number 2059 issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on 04  th of November  ,After the Supreme Court has suspended the Gazette Notification issued by President to dissolve Parliament.

Speaker has requested all MP's to attend the Parliamentary session tomorrow at 10 a.m and a vote to decide the Prime Minister who has the majority of support in Parliament likely to be held  tomorrow it has been reported.

Before the Parliament session a special Party leaders meeting scheduled to be held at Parliamentary Complex at 8.30 a.m. 





Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Called A Party Leaders Meeting Tomorrow (14)

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has called an
urgent party leaders meeting tomorrow  (14)at Parliament premises to discuss on convening of Parliament it has been announced .

After the Supreme Court's decision to suspend the Gazette Notification issued by President Sirisena regarding dissolvement of Parliament, President's earlier Gazette notification regarding convening Parliament on 14 th of November  will come to effect according to Prime Minister Ranil Wkiramasinghe, Chief government whip Gayantha Karunathilake and Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella .

Meanwhile Premier Wikramasinghe has stated after Supreme Court's decision today this is a victory but need to win the battle .

Newly appointed Minister Trade and Commerce Johnston Fernando says issuing an interim order is normal in any case and due to this it's not a victory of any side. 

Chairman Of The Sri Lankan Airlines Resigned-A New Chairman Has Been Appointed

The Chairman  of the Sri Lankan
Airlines Ranjith Fernando has resigned from his post this morning  (13).

After the resignation of the Sri Lankan Airlines chairman former Chief Executive Officer of the Sri Lankan Airlines Kapila Chandrasena has been appointed as the New chairman .

A director of the Board Of Directors of the Aitlines Mano Thiththawella too has resigned From his post today .

After The Supreme Court's Decision Parliament Can Be Convened Tomorrow (14)-JVP

According to  the Supreme Court's
order to  Suspend  the Gazette Notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena regarding  dissolvement of Parliament, Parliament should be con vened tomorrow (14)as per the earlier Gazette notification issued by the President according to General Secretary of Leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna  (JVP) Tilvin Silva .

Supreme Court's decision to suspend the Gazette Notification issued by President is a victory of democracy and it proves any force who is willing to face Challanges can defeat conspiracies he has stressed during a 79th Ill Commemoration  held at Viharamahadevi Open Theater in Town Hall this evening. 

Supreme Court Has Suspended The Gazette Notification Issued By President To Dissolve Parliament -Issued Two Interim Orders

Three member Judge Panel of the
Supreme Court has this evening (13)issued an interim  order suspending the implementing of the Gazette Notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena dissolving Parliament until 07th of December .

The Three member Judge Panel Comprising of Chief Justice Nalin Perera ,Prasanna Jayawardana and Priyantha Jayawardana has also issued another interIm order to the Election Commission to prevent holding an Election.

Supreme Court Judge Panel has issued these Interim orders after taking up for hearing around 17 fundamental rights petitions filed at Supreme Court by Political parties ,Civil organizactions, Civil activists ,A member of Election Commission and Young Journalists Association challenging the Gazette Notification issued by President Regarding dissolving Parliament.

According to the interim orders issued Supreme Court is scheduled to hear 12 petitions filed against Dissolvement of Parliament on 04th,05 th and  06th of December .

In the meantime Parliament can be convened it has been revealed.

Eallier today Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya who appeared before Supreme Court behalf of President has requested the Supreme Court to dismiss all petitions filed challenging president's order as he has dissolved Parliament according to Constitution.

President has extra power to dissolve Parliament outside the Constitution according to the 33 Rd article of the 19th Amendment Attorney General has said

Meanwhile Appointed Minister Udaya Gammanpila and G.L Pieris had intervened the hearing and said no one can Challange President's order before law .

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...