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Ranil Wickremesinghe says,Highway network of Colombo to begin soon

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Construction work on a highway network designed to ease the traffic congestion in the Colombo City will begin soon, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today.

Mr. Wickremesinghe revealed this at a UNP Bala Mandala meeting held at Havelock City last evening.

“Construction work on an elevated highway from Kelaniya to Fort will begin soon with a highway coming from Battaramulla Junction getting connected to it. In addition, internal waterways would be made use of for transportation thus easing the burden on the roads,” the Prime Minister said.

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President, PM resolute on road less travelled

Sri Lanka road less travelled, Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday witness the opening of the country's largest multi-functional irrigation project in Moragahakanda ending the water problems faced by the farmers in North Central Province

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Too early to predict ‘Mahinda’s Party’ performance:Ranil Wickremesingh

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Since the local government election campaign proper has not started, it is too early to predict how the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) would perform, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Asked if he could predict the fortunes of the SLPP, widely regarded as a party established by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Prime Minister said on Tuesday "Let’s wait and see.It’s a bit too early to comment on that."

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Vital to save and boost agricultural sector:Ranil Wickremesinghe

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today stressed the need to save the country’s agriculture sector which had already suffered a minus growth in the face of climatic changes and assured that the country's food security would be maintained despite the adverse conditions.

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Ranil exposes private media conspiracy

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday lambasted unnamed private media organisations of undermining democracy and attempting to push the country back to the Rajapaksa-era when they made easy money through corrupt deals.

The Prime Minister told an international gathering in Colombo that private media organisation heads and their editors were conspicuously absent from a UNESCO-sponsored seminar calling for an end to impunity for attacks against journalists.

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India for a stable, prosperous Sri Lanka:Indian President Ram Nath Kovind

India for a stable, prosperous Sri Lanka

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind today said after Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on him in New Delhi, India supports the vision of a stable and prosperous Sri Lanka and is keen to strengthen bilateral economic ties,

Kovind also appreciated the Sri Lankan prime minister’s positive role in his country’s active engagement with the world. 

Welcoming Wickremesinghe, the President said India supports his vision to create a stable and prosperous Sri Lanka, a Rashtrapati Bhavan release said. 

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warns trouble makers

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who visited Gintota in Galle yesterday in the aftermath of the tense situation that prevailed in the area said that stern legal action will be taken against those responsible for the violence.

The Premier reassured the public in the area that the Police and Security Forces would round up those responsible for the violent incidents and the government will never show any leniency towards those responsible for the disturbances.

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Ranil Wickremesinghe Ready to Appear Before Bond Commission

 Bond Commission

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is ready to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into the Issuance of Treasury Bonds for any clarification that needed to be made as required by the  Bond Commission,  Prime Minister’s office sources said.

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SriLanka will experience rapid development within next two years -Ranil Wickremesinghe

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that the country will experience rapid development within the next two years as a result of the reconciliation strategy adopted by the government.    

He stated that the Sri Lanka could not experience vast developments over the past two-years due to the massive debt burden that plagued the nation. 

The Premier expressed these sentiments while attending the ceremony held to vest a new housing complex with 218 dwellings with the public in Madampitiya.

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Ranil Wickremesinghe Returned to the Island Today

Ranil Wickremesinghe  Returned to the Island Today

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe,  who engaged in a two day official visit to Finland returned to the island early this morning. During his tour of Finland built a strong foundation towards bridging the friendship between the two countries.

The  Prime Minister yesterday met with the Finland Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintila,  who said the friendship between the two countries will develop economic cooperation between Sri Lanka and Finland.

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