President Mahinda Rajapaksa wouldn’t tolerate any dissent within his
government to proposed devolution of power to the provinces on the
basis of 13th Amendment to the Constitution, Media Minister Lakshman
Yapa Abeywardena said at a press conference at the Information
Department. The President had emphasised that he wouldn’t give in to
pressure from any party, he said.
Minister Yapa said the President had received an assurance from coalition parties, at a special meeting held at Temple Trees, on Tuesday (June 30) that they wouldn’t hinder his efforts.
Recently the UNP and JVP challenged the President to reveal his position on the 13th Amendment against the backdrop of JHU and National Freedom Front (NFF) ...
Petrol up by Rs. 10, Diesel
by Rs. 3, Kerosene by 1,
furnace oil by Rs. 1
The government has increased fuel prices with effect from midnight Wednesday (July 01).