Solving Colombo woes:
Central govt support vital - Milinda
The support of the central government and the
Western Provincial Council is necessary to solve problems of Colombo
city. The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) cannot do it alone, said
UPFA Colombo mayoral candidate Milinda Moragoda at the SLFP press
conference at the Mahaweli Centre yesterday.
UNP, a deserted party now - Danasiri Amaratunga
UPFA mayoral candidate for the Dehiwela–Mt.
Lavinia Municipal Council Danasiri Amaratunga said since both the
central government and the Provincial Councils are in the hands of
the UPFA and as all policy decisions are made by the government, it
is only prudent to return a council which has government backing.
Appointment of LG Heads:
UPFA to follow same policy as in previous elections
UPFA General Secretary and Petroleum Resources
Development Minister Susil Premajayantha yesterday said that the
Heads of Local Government bodies would be nominated by the UPFA
after the election except the Colombo Municipal Council.