State Minister of Finance Lakshman Yapa Abeywardhena yesterday (5th May) submitted a letter to the President Maithripala Sirisena requesting stern financial policy on MPs and ministry staffs in using public money.
Sri Lanka Navy has rendered assistance to renovate the St. Anthony's Chapel in Jaffna. The church is located in the premises of SLNS Uththara. The church was completely renovated and a Holy Mass was held on Sunday (May 01). The Mass was conducted by Rv.Fr. Sunil Kumar Peiris with the participation of Catholic / Christian officers and sailors of Northern Naval Command.
Sri Lankan navy arrested five Indians transporting a stock of Kerala Ganja in the territorial waters of the island on Wednesday. A Sri Lankan man was also arrested for helping them to transfer the stock of ganja.
The current government due to its comprehensive vision and strategic plans, was able to remove the ban imposed by the European Union on Sri Lanka's fish exports in a short period of time after coming to power, State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi said.