Ranil Wickremasinghe

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Name: Ranil Wickremasinghe
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Sri Lanka's main opposition UNP appoints electoral organizers

* Aug 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) appointed five party activists as electoral organizers today.UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe and his soon-to-be deputy leader Sajith Premadasa together attended the ceremony to ... [Published Colombo Page - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

No takers for Ranil’s offer from UNP crossovers?

by Maheesha MudugamuwaFisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday said that the United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremasinghe’s recent invitation to its former members who left the party to re-join ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka opposition party leader to hand over Uva PC election to Sajith Premadasa - report

* Aug 20, Colombo: The leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) is to immediately appoint the party senior Sajith Premadasa as the deputy leader and entrust him with the operations of the Uva provincial council election, a local ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Extremist Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka threatens to field a presidential candidate

* Aug 18, Colombo: The Extremist Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka, Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has threatened to field a candidate for president at the next presidential election if the current President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other political leaders failed ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka UNP leader invites all members who left the party to re-join

* Aug 17, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe has openly invited all the party members, who left the party for various reasons, to forget the past and rejoin the party and build a solidarity ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader enters social media

* Aug 14, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's Opposition and the United National Party Ranil Wickremasinghe has launched his official Facebook page today.The launch of Wickremasinghe's official page named as "Ranil Wickremasinghe - National Leader" was held ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Stop corruption and provide relief to people affected by drought, says Sri Lanka Opposition Leader

* Aug 12, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's United National Party (UNP) MP and the Opposition Ranil Wickremasinghe asked the government to provide relief to the people affected by drought.Addressing a UNP meeting held on August 10, after opening a UNP office ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Amendment of laws on Buddhist Temples will take decision making power away from Maha Sangha - Sri Lanka Opposition Leader

* Aug 11, Colombo: Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka and the leader of the main opposition United National Party (UNP), Ranil Wickremasinghe said that the government has planned to bring new laws that may affect the Buddhist order and the temples.Addressing ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

WHO'S AFRAID OF THE COMMON CANDIDATE?

An election result divulges the northern mind more than a thousand words spoken. The North voted overwhelmingly for the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army as against the Commander-in –Chief at the last Presidential Election-both war heroes disliked in the ... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka coalition parties of ruling alliance hold discussions with Opposition Leader - report

* Aug 02, Colombo: Leaders of two coalition parties of ruling alliance have met Sri Lanka's Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe recently to discuss the future presidential election, the Sinhala Sunday weekly The Divaina reported.Quoting unnamed reliable ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka promises to create a better future for students taking GCE A/L exam

* July 28, Colombo: Ranil Wickremasinghe, the Leader of Sri Lanka's opposition and United National Party (UNP) today met with the students in a popular tuition class.Wickremasinghe, addressing the students at their farewell gathering at the famous Advanced ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Momentum building up in Sri Lanka for abolition of executive presidency

* July 25, Colombo: In a rarely seen unity, leaders of Sri Lanka's opposition political parties and civil organizations convened Thursday to build the momentum to call for abolishing of the Executive Presidency.Leaders of Sri Lanka's major opposition ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 25 2014]

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"the government has no data regarding the water resources available in the country and relief cannot be expected in this context in future also" said Wickremasinghe

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The President's Dilemma: A response to Welfare ... [Published LankaWeb - 14 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's main opposition UNP appoints electo... [Published Colombo Page - 23 hours ago]
No takers for Ranil’s offer from UNP crossovers? [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 21 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition party to reinstate tw... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 21 2014]
Sri Lanka opposition party leader to hand over ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 20 2014]
Extremist Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka th... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 18 2014]
Sri Lanka UNP leader invites all members who le... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 17 2014]
Karu Jayasuriya agrees with decision to appoint... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 17 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition to appoint Sajith Pre... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 17 2014]
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader enters social media [Published Colombo Page - Aug 14 2014]
Six injunctions against Sri Lanka main oppositi... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 13 2014]
Stop corruption and provide relief to people af... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 12 2014]
Government Press used for printing ruling party... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 12 2014]
“Plot to deny Ranil his last battle” - Minister... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 12 2014]
President to consult Sri Lanka Supreme Court re... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 11 2014]
Amendment of laws on Buddhist Temples will take... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 11 2014]
Badulla District Ready Reckoner for UNP [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 10 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition to hold over 1500 ele... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 10 2014]
Sri Lanka aims to surpass US $ 7,000 per capita... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 06 2014]
WHO'S AFRAID OF THE COMMON CANDIDATE? [Published LankaWeb - Aug 06 2014]
Beyond the 2015 Common candidacy [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 03 2014]
Sri Lanka coalition parties of ruling alliance ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 02 2014]
Massive investments Sri Lanka made must be util... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 30 2014]
Conduct an audit regarding seized drugs, opposi... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 29 2014]
Sri Lanka Marxist party leader discharged from ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 29 2014]
Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka promises to crea... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 28 2014]
India-SL ties crying out for strategic shift [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 26 2014]
Mental and physical improvement gained during R... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 26 2014]
Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka inquires the pro... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 26 2014]
Sri Lanka to decide venue for Chinese aircraft ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 26 2014]
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