A ferry service between the McCallum Gate in Colombo Fort and Union Place was launched yesterday by the Urban Development Authority and the Navy to ease traffic congestion in Colombo. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was joined by Megapolis and Western Province Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and Ports and Shipping Minister Sagala Ratnayake on the inaugural journey.
Pic by Kamal Bogoda.

Ranil tells UNF partners not to put cart before the horse

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, yesterday, urged the leaders of the UNF‚Äąconstituents to finalise the draft of the constitution of the proposed Democratic National Front (DNF).

The Prime Minister told the party leaders that before the signing of the agreements between allied parties and nominating its candidate for the presidential polls, he should at least receive the draft constitution.

In his response to reports that certain amendments would be introduced to the proposed draft proposal of the DNF, Wickremesinghe pointed out that before talking of amendments there should be a draft proposal to which the amendments should be introduced.



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