FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™
Dear Reader,

Registration with the Sri Lanka FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™️ would enable you to enjoy an array of other services such as Member Rankings, User Groups, Own Posts & Profile, Exclusive Research, Live Chat Box etc..

All information contained in this forum is subject to Disclaimer Notice published.


Thank You
FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™️
www.srilankachronicle.com


Join the forum, it's quick and easy

FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™
Dear Reader,

Registration with the Sri Lanka FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™️ would enable you to enjoy an array of other services such as Member Rankings, User Groups, Own Posts & Profile, Exclusive Research, Live Chat Box etc..

All information contained in this forum is subject to Disclaimer Notice published.


Thank You
FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™️
www.srilankachronicle.com
FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Encyclopedia of Latest news, reviews, discussions and analysis of stock market and investment opportunities in Sri Lanka


Submit PostSubmit Post
ශ්‍රී ලංකා මූල්‍ය වංශකථාව - සිංහල
Submit Post



Latest topics

» Blossom March
by Big Bull Today at 12:20 pm

» TILE / LWL / RCL
by Wickyz Today at 11:36 am

» Sometimes you might find that you have lost all your money in the market by investing in the non profitable stocks in the market.
by pjrngroup Today at 10:58 am

» පෙබරවාරි මාසේ කොළඹ කොටස් වලට මොකක්ද වුනේ - බැසුවාද ? බැස්සාද ?
by Wickyz Today at 10:54 am

» ACL post share split trading and the future potential
by Wickyz Today at 10:47 am

» GLAS will be winner with Super Gain.
by Promoney Today at 9:54 am

» Nations Trust Bank- undervalued stock.
by Eranx Today at 8:00 am

» NATIONS TRUST BANK PLC (NTB.N0000)
by Eranx Today at 7:59 am

» Daily Foreign Transactions
by Pradeep90 Yesterday at 10:11 pm

» DIPD/HAYC/HAYL
by Chathur Yesterday at 9:44 pm

» RICH or TKYO
by RJ1010 Yesterday at 5:43 pm

» TOKYO CEMENT COMPANY (LANKA) PLC
by arun.cse Yesterday at 1:14 pm

» RAIGAM WAYAMBA SALTERNS PLC (RWSL.N0000)
by Rational Investor Yesterday at 11:58 am

» Opportunities after CSE drop
by EquityChamp Yesterday at 11:36 am

» Amana Bank's total assets cross Rs100 bilion with Rs 1billion operating profit
by samaritan Yesterday at 11:25 am

» Pakistan keen to invest in port city: Cabraal
by samaritan Yesterday at 11:16 am

» BROWNS INVESTMENTS PLC (BIL.N0000)
by samaritan Yesterday at 11:02 am

» SANASA DEVELOPMENT BANK PLC (SDB.N0000)
by IDK Yesterday at 9:23 am

» Madura takes the Portfolio Manager 2021 leadership with staggering 3.5bn
by roshan1039 Yesterday at 5:46 am

» Sri Lanka's Debt Dynamics
by sanjeewa88 Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:50 pm

EXPERT CHRONICLE™

ECONOMIC CHRONICLE

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP)


CHRONICLE™ YouTube

CHRONICLE™ NEWS PRODUCTS

FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™

Views & Reviews, Analysis, Evaluations, Discussions, Gossip and Hot Tips relating to Sri Lankan companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE)
Contribute




DAILY CHRONICLE™

Latest news and articles published in Newspapers, Websites, Blogs and other online news sites relating to business and investments in Sri Lanka
Contribute



ECONOMIC CHRONICLE™

This is a section that provide news, views, analysis, predications relating to Political and Socio-Economic factors and how such activities affect the Stock Market and other economic activity of the Country.

Contribute




EXPERT CHRONICLE™

This is an exclusive section for Expert Articles which will help member to share knowledge through comments and responses of the members. All members are allowed to reply and make comments to these articles.

Contribute


Submit Post


CHRONICLE™ YouTube

Youtube Videos and other visual presentations relating Stock market and other investment advise submitted by members or other contributors.

Contribute


Submit Post


කොළඔ කොටස් වෙළඳපොළේ වංශකථාව
කොළඔ කොටස් වෙළඳපොළේ ලැයිස්තුගත සමාගම් කොටස් ගැන තොරතුරු¸විශ්ලේෂණ¸සාකච්ඡා¸ කටකතා¸රසකතා යන සියල්ල අපේම සිංහලෙන් කතා කළ හැකි ‘කතා මණ්ඩපය’

Contribute

Twitter Feeds
POPULAR COMPANIES
A

ABANS ELECTRICALS PLC

ACCESS ENGINEERING PLC Hot

ACL CABLES PLC

ACL PLASTICS PLC

ACME PRINTING & PACKAGING PLC

AGSTAR PLC

AITKEN SPENCE HOTEL HOLDINGS PLC

AITKEN SPENCE PLC

ANILANA HOTELS AND PROPERTIES PLC

ARPICO INSURANCE PLC

ASIA ASSET FINANCE PLC

ASIA CAPITAL PLC

B

BAIRAHA FARMS PLC

BALANGODA PLANTATIONS PLC

BIMPUTH FINANCE PLC

BLUE DIAMONDS JEWELLERY WORLDWIDE PLC

B P P L HOLDINGS PLC

BROWNS BEACH HOTELS PLC

BROWNS INVESTMENTS PLC

C

CARGO BOAT DEVELOPMENT COMPANY PLC

CENTRAL INDUSTRIES PLC

CEYLON COLD STORES PLC

CEYLON GRAIN ELEVATORS PLC Hot

CEYLON TEA BROKERS PLC

CEYLON TOBACCO COMPANY PLC

CHEVRON LUBRICANTS LANKA PLC

COLOMBO FORT LAND & BUILDING PLC

COMMERCIAL BANK OF CEYLON PLC

CITRUS LEISURE PLC Hot

COMMERCIAL CREDIT AND FINANCE PLC

D

DANKOTUWA PORCELAIN PLC

DFCC BANK PLC

DIALOG AXIATA PLC

DIALOG FINANCE PLC

DIPPED PRODUCTS PLC

DISTILLERIES COMPANY OF SRI LANKA PLC

DUNAMIS CAPITAL PLC

E

EAST WEST PROPERTIES PLC Hot

EASTERN MERCHANTS PLC

EXPOLANKA HOLDINGS PLC

E-CHANNELLING PLC

F

FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC

G

GALADARI HOTELS (LANKA) PLC

GUARDIAN CAPITAL PARTNERS PLC

H

HATTON NATIONAL BANK PLC

HAYLEYS PLC

HAYLEYS FABRIC PLC

HAYLEYS FIBRE PLC Hot

HEMAS HOLDINGS PLC

HIKKADUWA BEACH RESORT PLC

HNB ASSURANCE PLC

HVA FOODS PLC

J

JANASHAKTHI INSURANCE COMPANY PLC

JOHN KEELLS HOLDINGS PLC Hot

JOHN KEELLS HOTELS PLC

L

LANKA ASHOK LEYLAND PLC

LANKA IOC PLC

LANKEM CEYLON PLC

LANKEM DEVELOPMENTS PLC

LAUGFS GAS PLC

LAUGFS POWER LIMITED

LOLC FINANCE PLC

LOLC HOLDINGS PLC

LUCKY LANKA MILK PROCESSING COMPANY PLC

M

MELSTACORP PLC

N

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BANK PLC

NATION LANKA FINANCE PLC

NESTLE LANKA PLC

O

ORIENT FINANCE PLC

OVERSEAS REALTY (CEYLON) PLC

P

PANASIAN POWER PLC

PEOPLE'S LEASING & FINANCE PLC

PIRAMAL GLASS CEYLON PLC

PRIME FINANCE PLC

R

RAIGAM WAYAMBA SALTERNS PLC

RENUKA AGRI FOODS PLC

RENUKA CAPITAL PLC

RENUKA HOLDINGS PLC

RICHARD PIERIS AND COMPANY PLC

RICHARD PIERIS EXPORTS PLC Hot

ROYAL CERAMICS PLC

S

SAMPATH BANK PLC

SEYLAN BANK PLC

SIERRA CABLES PLC

SINGHE HOSPITALS PLC Hot

SMB LEASING PLC

SOFTLOGIC HOLDINGS PLC

SOFTLOGIC LIFE INSURANCE PLC

SRI LANKA TELECOM PLC

SWISSTEK (CEYLON) PLC Hot

T

TEEJAY LANKA PLC

TESS AGRO PLC

THREE ACRE FARMS PLC

TOKYO CEMENT COMPANY (LANKA) PLC Hot

U

UNION BANK OF COLOMBO PLC

V

VALLIBEL FINANCE PLC

VALLIBEL ONE PLC Hot

VALLIBEL POWER ERATHNA PLC

W

WASKADUWA BEACH RESORT PLC


You are not connected. Please login or register

FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™ » ECONOMIC CHRONICLE™ » Video: I will take on MR- Maithripala

Video: I will take on MR- Maithripala

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

1Video: I will take on MR- Maithripala Empty Video: I will take on MR- Maithripala Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:18 am

Sstar

Sstar
Vice President - Equity Analytics
Vice President - Equity Analytics
In what could be described as one of the most decisive ‘Political coups’ the country has witnessed, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary and Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said he would contest President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming presidential election.





Addressing a packed media briefing at New Town Hall, Mr. Sirisena said he would to take on the incumbent regime which was engulfed in “nepotism, corruption and the abuse of the rule of law.”
“The entire socioeconomic and political systems of this country have been taken over by one family. They have ruined this country that is now engulfed in corruption and blatant abuse of power. It is against this that I am coming forward as the common candidate of the opposition” he said.

The minister, who arrived at around 3.15 p.m. with Minister Rajitha Senarathne in the same vehicle, was later flanked by former President Chandrika Bandaranaike, Ministers Rajitha Senaratne, deleted Dissanayake, M.D Gunawardena and MPs Arjuna Ranatunga, Wasantha Senanayake and Prof. Rajiva Wijesinghe.

“I will abolish the Executive Presidency in 100 days after being elected as the President. I will restore the rule of law by reactivating the 17th Amendment to the Constitution and make the Police, Elections, Public Service and the Judicial Service Commissions fully independent. The president will be made answerable to the legislature and create a people’s government that enjoy real peace, prosperity and happiness,” he added. “We thank the UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, General Sarath Fonseka, Ven. Athuraliye Rathana and all other parties who came forward and convinced all stakeholders to arrive at a common understanding on key issues. The UNP leader will be the Prime Minister of the new government we hope to form” he said.
“I have suffered immensely at the hands of this family, I could not implement the national drug policy nor could I implement the pictorial warnings on cigarette packets. This country knows why that happened and who was behind it,” he said.

Having briefly explained the origins of the SLFP and mentioning the names of those who pioneered the party, Mr. Sirisena was careful not to make any reference to President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s father D.A Rajapaksa and only referred in passing to the incumbent President whom he thanked him for “ending the war”.

“The entirety of the SLFP will be with me and I call upon all citizens of this country to come forward and vote for me, for a society free of corruption and where the rule of law applies to all citizens equally,” the minister said. He seemed at ease during the entire news briefing but however, turned emotional when referring to what he termed the “pressure exerted on” him by “them”.

“My children have supported me throughout these years under tremendous pressure. They have often told me, that if as a senior minister you are under so much pressure we can’t even imagine what the normal person would be undergoing. We will support you in any decision you take and we will be there even if it comes to sacrificing our lives,” he said.

“I am the longest serving general secretary of the SLFP and I took this decision with much difficulty. I was totally disappointed and heart broken the way the President treated me. I was removed from the Irrigation and Mahaweli Ministerial portfolios one week after I laid the foundation stone for the Deduru-Oay multi purpose development project that would give relief to millions of people in the Rajarata. “

Mr. Sirisena said his decision would result in various attempts being made to destroy his image and that he was aware of the consequences he might have to face.
“They will do everything possible to tarnish my image and will even go to the extent of murder. I know all of this and I took an informed decision when I decided to challenge the incumbent President,” he said.

The average Sri Lankans, public servants, farmers, professionals, private sector and professionals have suffered immensely under the executive Presidency while a few have become multi millionaires. Therefore, the priority of the next government under President Maithripala Sirisena would be to raise the living standard of this sections which do not have a voice, Minister Sirisena emphasized.

Thuggery, embezzlement, crime, drug mafia, nepotism and corruption have institutionalized under the Executive Presidency but alas President Rajapaksa or his government has done little to arrest this horrible and dangerous situation.

Answering questions posed by journalists following the two-hour long briefing, Mr. Sirisena said he had discussed these matters with opposition parties during the past two or three weeks.

He said he would have discussions with the Tamil NationalAlliance (TNA) and that he would contest under a broad alliance, the policies of which will be made public during the coming week.

“I am still the General Secretary of the SLFP and this is the SLFP that is here” he said emphatically.

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike said for the first time in the history of the SLFP, “a real son of the soil has come forward to take leadership of the country.”
She said she re-entered local politics after nine years of retirement to save the country and the SLFP from the Rajapaksa family.

“Mahinda Rajapaksa treated me very shabbily and insulted me despite being the chairman of the SLFP. He did not give me a dignified send off and even removed me from the chairmanship of the SLFP despite pleas not to do so.

Commenting on her failure to abolish the executive presidency, Ms. Kumaratunga said she had a genuine desire to do it without the support of the opposition.

“I tried my best to abolish the executive presidency but the necessary support from the opposition did not materialise,” Ms. Kumaratunga said.

Meanwhile, Fisheries and Aquatic Minister Rajitha Senaratne said he decided to support the candidacy of Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena as the common candidate at the forthcoming presidential election as a policy because from the time of late President J.R.Jayewardene he opposed and fought against the executive presidency.

Addressing the media at the ‘Navarangahala’ Dr. Senaratne said the outcry against the executive presidency among the masses and the political arena had become a huge storm under which no one who supported it would survive.

“I fought against this draconian constitutional arrangement with colossal figures like N.M.Perera, Colvin R De Silva and Dr. S.A.Wickramasingha. We did not do that for any personal gain but as a policy and we were not successful but we will be successful this time and abolish the executive presidency soon after Minister Sirisena is elected President at the January poll,” he said.

We promise to restore the independence of all statutory commissions, good governance and rule of law which have disappeared gradually in the past few years under the executive presidency, he stressed.

He said the country was ruled by drug mudalalis, character assassinators, fraudsters and thugs. There will be mudslinging, charges of corruption and crime but they cannot shake us.

“I may be killed during this battle to abolish the executive presidency. If that happens you must vote for Minister Sirisena and ensure he becomes President and my fight would have been a success, he added.

“There will be more to come. We have only brought the head here. The arms and legs and the rest of the body will arrive in batches in the next few weeks,” he said.
Dr. Senaratne said he did not enter politics to earn money. He sacrificed his job as a dentist and spent his money for the party and took responsibility as the national organizer of the Sri Lanka Mahajana Party after the killing of Vijaya Kumaratunga.
“The executive presidency and the rule of the Rajapaksa regime have put Sri Lanka in a difficult position in the global stage. Early next year, Sri Lanka will have to respond to the issues raised at the UN and UNHRC.

(Sandun jayasekera & Hafeel Farisz)
- See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/57095/unp-names-maithripla-as-the-common-candidate#sthash.7pHyUI4L.dpuf

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum