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EPF benefits to be expedited

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- Labour Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that Section 38 of the EPF Act will be amended to enable Labour Tribunal presidents to hear the enforcement cases pending at the Mag... Read More


Govt incurs Rs 20b loss due to delay

Sri Lanka, Sept. 13 -- Highways Minister Johnston Fernando said the Government has to incur a Rs. 20 billion loss due to the delay in construction work on the Kadawatha-Mirigama stretch of road on the... Read More


19A targeted political opponents, not people's well-being - Minister Johnston Fernando

Sri Lanka, Sept. 13 -- Chief Government Whip and Highways Minister Johnston Fernando said the SJB or the UNP has no moral right to talk of the independence of the judiciary. In an interview with the S... Read More


New Constitution will satisfy interests of all communities - Minister Prassanna Ranatunga

Sri Lanka, Sept. 6 -- Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution introduced by the former Yahapalana Government failed to fulfill the aspirations of the peopl... Read More


20th Amendment will set the record straight - Keheliya Rambukwella

Sri Lanka, Sept. 6 -- Mass Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said two-thirds of the people have mandated the Government to effect a Constitutional change as the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is... Read More


19th Amendment, an impediment in forward march - Aluthgamage

Sri Lanka, Aug. 30 -- Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said the 19th Amendment has become a great impediment in the country's forward march while the people have given the Government a re... Read More


Northern voters embraced new political parties - Udaya Gammanpila

Sri Lanka, Aug. 23 -- Co-cabinet Spokesman and Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila said the recently concluded general election is a clear reflection that the people in the North have moved away from the... Read More


People's mandate for a new Constitution - Minister Gammanpila

Sri Lanka, Aug. 23 -- Co-cabinet Spokesman and Power Minister Udaya Gammanpila said the people decided to give a two thirds majority to the Government not to continue with the current Constitution 'by... Read More


Credible media culture, a top priority - Mass Media Minister Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella

Sri Lanka, Aug. 16 -- Mass Media Minister Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella said that he doesn't believe in any control of the media, adding that the Government media have to compete with the private media pro... Read More


Resounding mandate for a stable Government - Dr. Ramesh Pathirana

Sri Lanka, Aug. 9 -- Minister of Plantation Industries and Export Agriculture Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana said that the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will form a Government with a two-thirds ma... Read More