Sri Lankan Prisons Minister resigns

Sri Lankan Prisons Minister Lohan Ratwatte resigned on Wednesday after an uproar over his alleged remarks to kill Tamil prisoners during his recent visit to a jail in the island nation’s north central region. Continue Reading

Sri Lanka’s new Cabinet sworn in

Twenty-six new Ministers were sworn into Sri Lanka’s new Cabinet on Wednesday after the country recently held a Parliamentary election which saw the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa winning a landslide victory, securing a two-thirds majority in Parliament. Continue Reading

Sri Lanka postpones parliamentary poll for nearly 2 months due to COVID-19

Sri Lanka’s Election Commission has postponed the parliamentary elections for nearly two months in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that has killed seven people and infected 295 others in the country. Continue Reading