Tag: President

Chopper carrying Prez damages two shops

Chopper carrying Prez damages two shops

Aug 17, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Two shops were damaged during the take-off of the chopper carrying the President who participated in an event held in Naula yesterday. The ... Read More

“Criticizing national security hinder country’s development” – President  Sirisena

“Criticizing national security hinder country’s development” – President Sirisena

Aug 16, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -President Sirisena has expressed his regret over the statements made by certain members of the government alleging that the national security of the country ... Read More

AG instructs to expedite probes into Lasantha & Thajudeen murders

AG instructs to expedite probes into Lasantha & Thajudeen murders

Aug 16, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -Attorney General Dappula de Livera PC had instructed the acting IGP to expedite the conclusion of investigations relating to five high profile cases without ... Read More

ICE office shootings in Texas blamed on ‘political rhetoric’

ICE office shootings in Texas blamed on ‘political rhetoric’

Aug 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -Bullets fired at US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in Texas were a "targeted attack" against federal employees, the FBI has said. Several ... Read More

Hong Kong leader warns protesters not to push city into ‘abyss’

Hong Kong leader warns protesters not to push city into ‘abyss’

Aug 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned anti-government protesters not to push the city into an "abyss", in an emotional press conference on Tuesday. ... Read More

Argentine peso and markets plunge after shock vote

Argentine peso and markets plunge after shock vote

Aug 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -Argentine stock markets and its currency have both plunged after conservative Argentine President Mauricio Macri suffered a shock defeat in primary elections on Sunday. ... Read More

“President said he won’t extend his term” – Mahinda Deshapriya

“President said he won’t extend his term” – Mahinda Deshapriya

Aug 7, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Chairman of the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated that President Maithripala Sirisena had informed him that he would not be extending his term ... Read More

“AG informed that motion to abolish death penalty is illegal” – President

“AG informed that motion to abolish death penalty is illegal” – President

Aug 5, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -The Attorney General has informed the President that the Private Member’s Motion presented to the Parliament seeking to abolish the death penalty is illegal. ... Read More

“Politicians empower drug dealers”- President

“Politicians empower drug dealers”- President

Aug 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -President Maithripala Sirisena says those against the prevention of extremist terrorist movements, are engaged in attempts to introduce laws in Parliament against the death ... Read More

“PM notified the President to re-appoint Muslim MPs” – says AHM FOWZIE

“PM notified the President to re-appoint Muslim MPs” – says AHM FOWZIE

Jul 29, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian AHM Fowzie says the Group of Muslim MPs who resigned from respective Ministerial portfolios after the Easter Sunday ... Read More

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