Items filtered by date: Friday, 04 May 2018

Debate on President’s Policy Statement on May 10

Party Leaders who met at the Party Leaders’ Meeting in the Parliamentary complex yesterday decided to debate the address that would be delivered by President Maithripala Sirisena at the opening of the Second Session of the 8th Parliament on May 10 by way of Adjournment Debate.


CID investigating Navy officers

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID), currently conducting an investigation into the murder of former rugby football star Wasim Thajudeen, yesterday (3), informed the Colombo Chief Magistrate that they are investigating several former Navy officers who had provided security to the family of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.


President’s Chief of Staff arrested for Rs. 20 m bribe

President’s Chief of Staff and State Timber Corporation Chairman arrested by CIABOC
Suspects accept bribe from Indian investor to reduce prices in the sale of Kantale Sugar Factory machinery
Chief of Staff suspended, President orders unhindered legal action against suspects
President Sirisena informed prior to arrest Secretary to the President commends arrest
Joint Opposition hails efforts of CIABOC
By Skandha Gunasekara

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