Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa correct on the higher education of women.
Today, the percentage of women studying in universities exceeds 50 percent.
Divaina | September 2, 2019
Posted on: 20 December, 2019
MP Bandara partly overstates the reduction in crime
During the last four years, the rates of all forms of crime […] declined drastically […] under this government compared to the previous Rajapaksa regime.
Daily News | October 30, 2019
Posted on: 18 December, 2019
Nimal Lanza misinterpreted by the press
During Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa’s time till 2015, our exports increased by 200% to 300%.
Divaina | September 6, 2019
Posted on: 6 December, 2019
MP Gammanpila messes up the math on demographic change
In comparison to the 5 to 9 age group, the Sinhala population in the 0 to 4 age group has increased by 0.5%. But the Muslim population has increased by 1.4%, or threefold…
Udaya Gammanpila's Official Website | June 20, 2019
Posted on: 28 November, 2019
MP Weerawansa falsely attributes to the USA/MCC, plans for an east-west economic corridor published by his ministry in 2011.
…last week, the [US] Millennium Challenge Agreement was signed in Parliament. Once signed, a special economic corridor will be built from Trincomalee to Colombo Port.
Ada | November 7, 2019
Posted on: 13 November, 2019
MP Anura Kumara Dissanayaka correctly quotes statutory rape statistics
1,600 [young] girls are raped every year.
Divaina | October 25, 2019
Posted on: 6 November, 2019
Gotabaya Rajapaksa overstates land released under MR government
We are the people who released 90% of the land
Inaugural Press Conference | October 16, 2019
Posted on: 31 October, 2019
Wickramaratne employs correct statistics on gender gap in the labour force
"Sri Lanka’s Labour Force Participation (LFP) was 36% for women versus 75% for men in 2016, which is the 14th largest gender gap in LFP globally.
Daily FT | September 25, 2019
Posted on: 24 October, 2019
Minister Abeysinghe claims a healthy increase in health budgets
In 2010, LKR 53.1 billion was allocated for free healthcare; in 2015, we allocated LKR 139.5 billion. In 2016, [it was] LKR 174 billion. In 2019, an amount of LKR 194.5 billion were allocated.
Dinamina | August 22, 2019
Posted on: 22 October, 2019
MP Namal Rajapaksa incorrectly uses incorrect data on education
Today 560,000 sit the Ordinary Level examination. 340,000 sit the Advanced Level examination.
Mawbima | July 11, 2019
Posted on: 15 October, 2019