United National Party
A tax income of 1,800 crore (Rs. 18 billion) has been lost due to reduced cigarette sales.
Lankadeepa: 12 Sep 2018
Anura Kumara Dissanayaka
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna
According to the Annual Report published by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), the Western Province contributes to 52% of the GDP of the country…The rest of the provinces in the country collectively contribute to only 48% of the GDP. The economy has not achieved growth.
Mawbima: 28 Aug 2018
A recent survey on independence of the judiciary shows that Sri Lanka is ranked amongst the highest among Asian countries.
Daily News: 28 Jul 2018
President of Sri Lanka
The number of murders in Sri Lanka in 2008 was 1,378. In 2010, the number was 741; in 2013, it was 586; in 2014, it was 548; and in 2015 it was 476. Last year, in 2017, there were 452 homicides in Sri Lanka. The underlying cause of 90% of these murders is drugs. In 2012, there were 2,212 incidents of rape in Sri Lanka; in 2014, there were 2,008; and in 2016, there were 1996. Last year, in 2017, there were 1,732 cases of rape in Sri Lanka. In the last 6 months, there have been 714 cases of rape i...
Lankadeepa, Divaina: 12 Jul 2018
Colombo was the highest ranked South Asian city, but still only stood at 137 out of 231 cities. At least 15 Asian cities are in the bottom 50 of this ranking.
Daily News: 10 Jul 2018