Ranil Wickremesinghe

Easter Sunday terror attacks: Lanka's failure to act on Indian intel highlighted in Parliament

Nine suicide bombers, belonging to local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat linked to ISIS, carried out a series of blasts that tore through three Catholic churches in 2019. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Sri Lanka's Catholic church asks for action against former leaders for failing to prevent Easter terror attack

The church stressed that it had been five months since the inquiry report came out, yet no action had been taken against former president Maithripala Sirisena.

published on : 13th July 2021

Sri Lankan leaders unite in congratulating Narendra Modi as BJP heads to major poll win

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and main Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated Modi.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Eight arrested in connection with Sri Lanka blasts: Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

The government is yet to ascertain whether the attackers had any 'overseas links'.

published on : 21st April 2019

Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says refugees in Pacific camps safe to come home

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made the comments during a visit to Australia in which he discussed with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull co-operation on combating people smuggling.

published on : 15th February 2017