Sunday, 23rd November 2014

Political

Expenditure heads of Land and Land Development Ministry taken for debate Sandasen Marasinghe, Irangika Range and Disna Mudalige Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa presided when Parliament met at 9.30 am yesterday. After presentation of papers and oral questions the House took up the committee stage debate of the Appropriation Bill 2015. The committee took up the expenditure heads of Land and Land Development Ministry for debate. P. Harison (UNP): I propose this House to cut off Rs. 10 of the allocation made under the recurrent expenditure to the Land and Land Development Ministry. I request the...
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be re-elected for the third time with a massive mandate whoever contests as the common candidate, said Health Deputy Minister Lalith Dissanayake in Parliament yesterday. He said although Maithripala Sirisena plans to contest as the common candidate, he is no challenge to Mahinda Rajapaksa. He added that if Maithripala Sirisena contested at the Presidential election, the competition will be between two members of the SLFP. He also added that the UNP has not been able to build up a leader of their own during the past two decades which reflects the failure of the...
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