finalizes list, UNP starts
Elephant – Swan tussle still unresolved
The Elephant vs Swan tussle remains alive and kicking with both the UNP and the JVP refusing to give in with nominations for the election commencing on February 19.The government side has nearly finalized its list of candidates with three nomination boards chaired by Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva, Anura Priyadharsana Yapa and W.D.J. Seneviratne completing their task.Their lists have now gone to an appeal board chaired by Prime Minister, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, the SLFP’s Administrative Secretary, H. Ariyasena said yesterday.
‘Sixty percent of SME
sector on verge of collapse’ – SMI Chamber president
‘Unless the government extends a bailout package immediately to the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector, a minimum of 60% of these enterprises would collapse, throwing a considerable number of the sector’s..
Moragoda’s new party
spurns election campaign extravagance
Minister Milinda Moragoda’s new Sri Lanka National Congress, expected to run three candidates (including Moragoda) under the ruling UPFA banner in the forthcoming parliamentary elections, has in a letter to "fellow citizen’’ has criticized wastefull