Maithripala Sirisena
World  /  Published 28.10.18

China ‘fishes’ in indebted Lanka

The upheaval in Sri Lanka has been blamed on an “international conspiracy” with fingers being directly pointed at China and a majority of lawmakers not yet approving the installation of Beijing’...
By Reuters and PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 27.10.18

Sirisena suspends House till Nov 16

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday suspended parliament till November 16, a day after removing Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister and replacing him with former leader Mahinda...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 24.11.18

Sirisena to write book on Lanka crisis

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who last month abruptly sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe and replaced him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapksa, will write a book on his “unsu...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 18.11.18

Lanka talks fail to end deadlock

An all-party meeting called by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena failed to make any breakthrough on Sunday amid the political crisis set off by his decision to remove Prime Minister Ranil Wick...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 15.11.18

MPs cause mayhem in Lanka House

Sri Lankan lawmakers on Thursday exchanged blows and threw objects at each other, leaving at least one of them bleeding, as MPs loyal to President Maithripala Sirisena surrounded the Speaker in his ch...
By PTI in Colombo


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