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  • Sri Lanka President Dashes Rajapaksa PM Hopes; Mahinda to Go it Alone Read more >

    Sri Lanka President Dashes Rajapaksa PM Hopes; Mahinda to Go it Alone

    ECONOMYNEXT – President Maithripala Sirisena today ruled out granting nominations to former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest as a prime ministerial candidate at up coming general elections. President Sirisena in a special announcement broadcast over state television, rejected opposition-initiated reports that the former president will make a come back as a prime ministerial candidate from […]

  • Design Election Manifestos for Post-Election Problem Solving

    Press release. The dissolution of Parliament became necessary due to the political deadlock between the government and opposition.  The UNP-led government appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena was unable to get through the necessary legislation to govern effectively.  The president was not able to deliver on some of the important promises he made in his election […]

  • Dissolved; Parliamentary Polls on August 17 Read more >

    Dissolved; Parliamentary Polls on August 17

    Nominations to be called from July 6 to 13. Ending weeks of speculation, President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved Parliament last night. Sources from the President’s Office said President Sirisena signed the gazette notification with regard to dissolution of Parliament last night. The gazette notification was sent to the Government Press last night itself, government sources confirmed. […]

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