Protesters set ablaze a whole row of businesses on West Florissant Avenue , a major street in Ferguson on Monday night. With so many fires in the city, it was difficult for the firefighters to reach all the sites.
United National Party (UNP) National Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said he had complained to the Police Chief today with regard to a fraudulent document on which his signature and that of common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena had been forged.
Common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena said the President’s reference to a ‘computer gilmart’ at a recent meeting with the electoral organisers of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLPF) was inappropriate as the head of the state.
Digambaram, Radhakrishnan for Maithri, Former Deputy Ministers P. Digambaram of the National Workers Union and V. Radhakrishnan of Upcountry People's Front have pledged their support to common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena.
Mangala says Tissa’s document is a forgery, UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera rejected MP Tissa Attanayaka’s allegation that there was a secret agreement between Common Opposition Candidate Maithripala Sirisena and the UNP.
LIVE UPDATE: 2017 Budget [Full Story with Details] Source: english.readsrilanka.com Thursday November 10 2016 Ravi Karunanayake in his capacity as the Minister of Finance presented the Budget for the fiscal year of 2017 to the Sri Lankan Parliament this afternoon. The Minister is currently delivering the much-anticipated Budget speech (Second Reading of the 2017 Appropriation Bill). Meanwhile President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe are both attending the…