Refuting a baseless allegation disseminated in post-election period (9th and 10th January 2014), Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya mentioned that, there were no incidents occurred relating to pelting of stones into Army camps in Northern region.
Secretary to the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy B.M.U.D. Basnayake has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry off Defence. He replaces former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
The CSE is on an upward growth trajectory and has recorded positive growth in the past year, surpassing several previous records. In 2014 the S&P SL20 crossed the 4000 mark for the first time since its launch, market capitalization reached Rs. 3 trillion closing the year on Rs. 3, 104.9 Mn and the All Share Price Index (ASPI) crossed the 7500 mark and closed the year on 7, 298.95.
The Presidential candidate of the New Democratic Front Maithripala Sirisena has been elected as the next President of Sri Lanka by obtaining a total of 6,217,162 votes (51.28%) in the Presidential election held on 8th January 2015.
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