to reconvene Parliament
Moves are afoot by the UNF Government to have Parliament summoned
within days and the Budget presented as originally scheduled
on Wednesday (Nov. 12), senior Government sources told The
Sunday Times last night.
plot began with PMship for Tyronne?
President Chandrika Kumaratunga had been plotting a parliamentary
coup to defeat the UNF Government at least as much as five
months ago when she offered Foreign Minister Tyronne Fernando
the Prime Ministership if he were to cross-over, The Sunday
Times was told.
-Army chief’s funeral today
General T.I. Weeratunga, Sri Lanka's ninth Army Commander
and the first General Officer Commanding (JOC) of the Joint
Operations Headquarters (JOH) died on Friday. He was 73 years.
silent on Mass Com. Ministry takeover
President Chandrika Kumaratunga or her party members have
failed to give a clear explanation for reasons leading to
the taking over of the Ministry of Mass Communication.
delays Rs. 7.5 billion tranche, as WB talks on aid package
has delayed a US dollars 80 million (Rs. 7.5 billion) tranche
release to Sri Lanka under its Poverty ...
Trustee “missing” amidst political drama
President Chandrika Kumaratunga had ordered the Deputy Public
Trustee to go ahead signing a document for the removal of
the Chairman and two other directors of Associated Newspapers
Ceylon Ltd (ANCL) - Lake house - after the Public Trustee
had gone 'missing'.