The widely expected early presidential election may not take place ahead of scheduled parliamentary polls. The bottom line is that the government may not alter the polls time table and would face the Opposition at general elections in April next year rather than face a common candidate backed by the entire Opposition including the JVP at a presidential election.
Deal with India’s Apollo
The Lanka Hospitals Corporation which owns Apollo hospital in Colombo it will end its deal with India’s Apollo Hospitals Enterprises next week and stop using the Apollo brand name, the owning company said in a Stock Exchange filing on Friday.
UNF formed to bring
prosperity to our nation - Ranil
The United National Front (UNF) was formed with the co-operation of several political parties with the prime objective of developing the country so that future generations can reap the benefits of prosperity, Opposition and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe told the Mahanayake of Malwatte, Most Venerable Tibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thera yesterday.