Fence mending between government and Emirates
Fence mending between the Sri Lanka Government and the UAE’s Emirates
Airlines have been going on apace in the past few days with Colombo
clearing the appointment of Treasury Secretary P.B. Jayasundera as
SriLankan Airlines new Chairman with Emirates which continues to hold
43.63% of the national carrier’s equity. Emirates, maintain a good
relationship with the Treasury Secretary who helped sew-up the
privatization deal and the granting of management control to the UAE
airline, and had flashed a green light approving his appointment.
JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe in a
contemplative mood amidst the cross currents in his party, at
yesterday’s commemoration of the first attempt by the Marxists to
overthrow the then government of Sirimavo Bandaranaike on April 5,
1971. The event was held at the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo, (Pic
by Kamal Bogoda)
Left-Tamil parties pact off
A recent decision by the LSSP and CP to contest the Ampara district at
the upcoming Eastern Provincial Council poll in alliance with three
Tamil parties which are not linked...
Copyright©Upali Newspapers Limited.