PRESIDENT MAITHRIPALA SIRISENA

PRESIDENT MAITHRIPALA SIRISENA

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  1. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Rajapaksa at the Finance Ministry in Co

    Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa to resign as fears of government shutdown grow

    Sri Lanka's prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign from his post, his son said on Friday, in a move that will force President Maithripala ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's President Sirisena speaks during a meeting with Foreign Correspondents

    Sri Lanka top court rules parliament dissolution as illegal in setback for president

    Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament ahead of its term as illegal, in a ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lankan President Sirisena gestures as he speaks during meeting with his Russian cou

    Sri Lanka's president says will not reinstate ousted PM

    A political impasse in Sri Lanka could be set to drag on longer after President Maithripala Sirisena said on Sunday he would not reinstate Ranil ...
  4. Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Rajapaksa and President Sirisena look on during a r

    Sri Lanka president calls third vote on no-confidence motion against premier

    Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked an all-party meeting to hold a third vote on a no-confidence motion against Prime ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Rajapaksa and President Sirisena talk d

    Western diplomats shun meeting with Sri Lanka minister on political crisis

    Eight Western countries stayed away from a meeting with Sri Lanka's government on Monday to register their protest against President Maithripala ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Wickremesinghe looks at a news conference after he survived a

    Sri Lanka's Wickremesinghe says still he is the prime minister

    Sri Lanka's Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday told a local television station he was still the prime minister according to the constitution, despite ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lankan President Sirisena gestures as he speaks during meeting with his Russian cou

    Sri Lanka arrests top policeman over alleged president assassination plot

    A top Sri Lankan police official was arrested on Thursday over a suspected plot to kill President Maithripala Sirisena, police a spokesman said.