Urging the government to immediately pass on the benefit
of the rapidly dwindling world crude oil prices to the people, the JVP
yesterday advised the media to criticize President Mahinda Rajapaksa who
holds the finance portfolio.
Responding to ‘The Island’ queries, JVP MP Vijitha Herath told a press conference at the Hotel Nippon that criticism should be squarely placed on the President and the Cabinet of Ministers.
Lanka’s third president is
Sri Lanka’s third President D. B. Wijetunga who lived a simple life setting an example to many a politician of the day, passed away Sunday morning at the Kandy General Hospital. He was 93 at the time of his death.
Blood transfusion kits
bought ten months before date of expiry
Accusing the Health Ministry of a cover up regarding the shocking use of outdated blood transfusion kits, Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena, MP, said that he would bring this to the notice of the WHO.