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Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of three-way Presidential election: Opposition leader  Premadasa withdraws 

Three candidates were nominated Tuesday to replace former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country and resigned last week over the island's worsening economic crisis.

published on : 19th July 2022

Rumblings within Sri Lanka government over 21st Amendment to Constitution 

The 21st Amendment is expected to annul the 20A to the Constitution, which gives unfettered powers to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa after abolishing the 19th Amendment that will strengthen Parliament.

published on : 1st June 2022

Still no finance minister for bankrupt Sri Lanka

Last week, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's office said the new premier was expected to be given the additional responsibility of managing the country's finances to pull it out of bankruptcy.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Sri Lankan  PM extends support to protesters demanding President Rajapaksa's resignation

In an interview with the BBC Sinhala Service, the Prime Minister said the 'Gota Go Gama' protest should be continued to bring a change in the political system in the country.

published on : 15th May 2022

New Lankan PM inducts 4 ministers into Cabinet; Peiris retained as foreign minister 

Most of the opposition parties in Sri Lanka announced that they would not be joining the interim government led by Wickremesinghe.

published on : 14th May 2022

Sri Lanka's ruling party decides to back PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

In the last election, Wickremesinghe's UNP managed to win just one parliamentary seat, leaving him its sole representative in Parliament. 

published on : 14th May 2022