Thigambaram declares war on CWC’s ministerial stakes:
Rajitha confirms eight MPs will join govt.:
A fresh political battle is simmering in the hill country with the Tamil
Progressive Alliance (TPA), a coalition partner of the National Unity
Government, threatening to take stern political action if the government
decides to offer ministerial portfolios to the Ceylon Workers Congress,
led by Arumugam Thondaman.
The implementation of the Right to Information Act (RTI) is due to be
carried out in stages, Minister of Parliament Reforms and Mass Media,
Gayantha Karunathilaka revealed. The government plans to seek approval
from parliament to first implement the system at National level and then
at Provincial and Local levels.