Working class canít be taken for a ride - President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the working class proved themselves
at the last Presidential Election that they cannot be taken for a
ride by giving false promises. The working class was with the
Government when some elements were trying to deceive them by
promising a salary hike of Rs 10,000, he added.
Political party reps agree to remove illegal cutouts, posters
All representatives of political parties reached an agreement to
remove illegal cutouts and posters voluntarily, UPFA
GeneralSecretary, Education Minister Susil Premajayantha said.
To offset GSP+:
Govt to bring new mechanism
The Government will put in place a novel mechanism on the advice of
President Mahinda Rajapaksa in case of GSP+ being suspended by the
European Union, said Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal.