Latest News on Slfp
Showing of 0 - 10 from 11 results
Slfp - Total results - 11
Dec 14, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign on Saturday, says son after SC upholds order preventing him from holding officeMahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in a controversial move, will resign on Saturday, his son announced Friday
Nov 02, 2018
Sri Lanka plunges into confusion as PM standoff leads to secretive 'negotiations' and MPs shifting allegiancesConfusion reigned on Thursday, with several contradictory dates being given for the re-convening of Parliament in Sri Lanka.
Jun 10, 2018
Maithripala Sirisena's party leader warns against continuing in ruling alliance led by PM Ranil WickremesingheA senior leader of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena's SLFP on Sunday warned the party against continuing in the unity government, saying the longer it stays in the ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the more it would suffer.
Apr 12, 2018
Six Sri Lankan ministers resign from their posts, say they were unable to continue work in unity governmentSix Sri Lankan ministers resigned, saying they were unable to continue work in the country's unity government.
Apr 05, 2018
Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe comfortably wins no-trust motion moved over failure to tackle anti-Muslim riotsSri Lanka's embattled prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday comfortably won the no-trust motion moved by the Joint Opposition against him.
Mar 07, 2018
Emergency in Sri Lanka enters Day 2: Opposition slams govt for inaction; police and armed forces given more powersThe State of Emergency in Sri Lanka entered the second day on Wednesday, with the Opposition slamming President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe for alleged inaction in the Buddhist-Muslim communal clashes in Kandy district.
Feb 13, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa's SLPP wins big in Sri Lanka's local body polls: Is former president on comeback trail?After his party registered a spectacular victory in the recently-concluded local body polls in Sri Lanka, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa seems to be back in the reckoning.
Dec 28, 2017
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena adds loyalist to govt, makes bid to strengthen party ahead of local pollsSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena included a veteran politician and his loyalist in the Council of Ministers, in a bid to strengthen his party ahead of local-level elections.
Jan 16, 2015
Mahinda Rajapaksa steps down, hands over party leadership to SirisenaDays after his shocking electoral defeat, embattled former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday handed over Sri Lanka Freedom Party's reins to the country's new leader Maithripala Sirisena, saying he does not want to see his party divided.
Nov 21, 2014
SL's Health Minister to challenge Rajapaksa's run for record 3rd term as prez69-year-old Rajapaksa was elected in 2005 and re-elected in 2010 and is seeking a third term in a snap presidential poll likely to be held early January.