Tag: National Government

SLFP Members

16 SLFP MPs quit national government

The sixteen SLFP Ministers and MPs who voted in favour of the no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister will step down from their posts in the National Government from midnight today (11). President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the leader of the SLFP, has given permission for the 16 party members to resign from their posts, MP Thilanga

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Vasudeva Nanayakkara

No basis for another NCM – Vasudeva

Parliamentarian Vasudeva Nanayakkara says a No-Confidence Motion cannot be tabled against a group of Ministers for voting in parliament following a party decision. Commenting on the No-Confidence Motion tabled against the SLFP members, MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara said, the coalition partners must resolve the matter within the government. MP Nanayakkara

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UNP Working Committee to convene today

The Working Committee of the United National Party will convene today for a special round of discussion. The party re-structuring will be discussed at length during the meeting. Deputy General Secretary of UNP, Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said during the UNP Working Committee meeting, members will also discuss matters concerning the continuation

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Ranil Wickremesinghe At Parliament

National Government is still valid – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking in Parliament today (21), assured that the National Government is still valid and that the agreement between the UNP and the UPFA has not been rescinded. UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, who also delivered a statement in Parliament, confirmed that the National Government is still intact and that the

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Ranil Wickremesinghe

UNP Fixing Mistakes Of UPFA Regime – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the United National Party in the national government is fixing the mistakes of the previous regime to build a stronger economy, since necessary funds to local governments cannot be provided without a strong economy. Issuing a statement, the Premier said the UNP in the national government has committed over 25

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