Sri Lankan Government

Sri Lankan government will not rush through process to ban burqas: Cabinet Spokesman

Muslims make up about 9% of the 22 million people in Sri Lanka, where Buddhists account for more than 70% of the population.

published on : 16th March 2021

Sri Lanka cancels Pakistan PM Imran Khan's speech in Parliament to avoid tension with India

The Sri Lankan government cannot risk its relations with India when it is getting stuck in the Chinese debt-trap and India being the saviour for the world for distributing COVID-19 vaccines.

published on : 22nd February 2021

No decision to stop flights from India, Singapore despite new COVID-19 strain: Sri Lankan government

The Sri Lankan government has stopped all flights from the UK in view of the new coronavirus strain spreading in that country.

published on : 29th December 2020

Eight inmates killed, 37 others injured in Sri Lankan prison riot; govt orders probe

The latest clash at Mahara Prison started when some inmates protested against prisoners infected by the COVID-19 virus being transferred from other facilities to Mahara jail.

published on : 30th November 2020

Minister says Sri Lankan Constitution reformation would be underway very soon

The reformists in 2015 argued that the 19A was needed to correct the power imbalance created by the 18A which the government of Mahinda Rajapaksa in 2010 had introduced.

published on : 29th August 2020