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PM Mahinda Rajapaksa assumes duties as Finance Minister today

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is to assume duties in the Finance Ministry this morning. The Prime Minister was sworn in as the Minister of Finance, Economic Policy Development, Buddha Sasana, Cultural Affairs and Religious Affairs, Urban Development, Water Supply and Housing. Meanwhile, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena is also due to assume duties at the Ministry of …

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Sri Lanka needs a leader, not a president

The political scene is hotting up these days with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) expected to name its presidential candidate on August 11. Given that the UNP is not very organised in finding its next leader, the SLPP must be lauded for working under one leader in its attempts to name an election candidate. …

Dinesh Gunawardena

JO demands resignation of govt. over attacks

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunewardene says the present administration should be held responsible for Easter Sunday Attacks in which at least 359 persons have now been confirmed dead. Speaking during the special debate in Parliament, MP Dinesh Gunewardene stressed, senior government officials failed to take action based on available intelligence reports of possible …

Dinesh Gunawardena

If serving President is contesting, Prez polls can be held any time – Dinesh

There are provisions in the constitution allowing Presidential elections to be held at any time if the serving President is contesting, says MP Dinesh Gunawardena. Commenting to the media in Padukka last evening (16), MP pointed out that, although, many months have passed since the terms of all Provincial Councils except South and Western Provinces …

Dinesh Gunawardena

Unhappy over Speaker’s actions: Govt. to boycott Parliament

House Leader and Minister Dinesh Gunawardane said today they had decided to boycott parliamentary sessions until Speaker Karu Jayasuriya acted according to the Constitution, Standing Orders and parliamentary tradition. He told a news conference held at the parliament complex that they would take a decision on attending parliament sessions after considering the order paper for …

Dinesh Gunawardena

PM’s expenditure: Only Govt. can submit motion

House Leader Dinesh Gunawardane said today it was the government which could move a financial motion whereas the opposition handed over a motion to the Speaker limiting the Prime Minister’s expenditure. He told a news conference held at the parliament complex that the opposition had planned to move the motion in the House today but …

United National Party - UNP

UNP to meet at Temple Trees at night

The United National Party has decided to hold a special discussion this afternoon with regard to tomorrow’s Parliament Session. Parliamentarian Ashok Abeysinghe said that therefore all UNP MP’s will convene at 7PM at Temple Trees today. Meanwhile, Minister Dinesh Gunawardana said that the Government Party will also hold a meeting with regard to Parliament sessions.

Dinesh assumes office as Leader of the House

Dinesh assumes office as Leader of the House

Dinesh Gunawardena assumed the Office of Leader of the House in Parliament toda (05), he tweeted. The UPFA Parliamentary Group decided to appoint Dinesh Gunawardena as the Leader of House last week. assumed the Office of Leader of the House in Sri Lanka Parliamentශ්‍රී ලංකා පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ සභානායක ලෙස වැඩ ආරම්භ කරන ලදී@ParliamentLK @IPUparliament @cpa@icaap …


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