« Sri Lanka leader dissolves parliament, seeking fresh mandate for reforms » by Reuters

Sri Lanka’s president dissolved parliament on Friday, a government spokesman said, in an effort to consolidate power and push through political reforms.

Two government officials told Reuters elections will be held to elect a new parliament on Aug. 17.

via: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/06/27/uk-sri-lanka-election-idUKKBN0P61ZX20150627

« Sri Lanka’s president dissolves parliament, clearing way for early election » by The Guardian

Sri Lanka’s president dissolved parliament on Friday, a government spokesman said, in an effort to consolidate power and push through political reforms.

via: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/27/sri-lankas-president-dissolves-parliament-clearing-way-for-early-election