UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake accused the state media of turning the latest breach of security and negligence on the part of the government into a political issue thereby making an already bad situation worse. The LTTE struck hot on the heels of government announcement of a special 11-day security plan launched on May 15 in view of Vesak. In a statement posted on the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) website headlined ‘SpeciaL...
Mervyn extends Vesak liquor
ban in Kelaniya by two days
Confiscates beef stocks
Labour Minister Mervyn Silva has requested an additional two-day ban on the sale of liquor for Vesak in his Kelaniya stronghold.
President due to make a second UK trip
President Mahinda Rajapaksa plans to make a second trip to the UK in early June to attend a Commonwealth meeting, foreign ministry sources said.