Development - Provincial

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July

Ramazan this year had been very different to those of previous years. While fasting and the other religious activities of the Muslims faithful had been the same as before, the participation of our Buddhist and Christian friends had been remarkable, states A. H. M. Azwer, MP and Media Monitoring Member in an Eid ul-Fitr message.

28
July

Director ( Development) of Sports Ministry Shantha Weerasinghe made an inspection visit to Veber playground in Batticaloa to review the progress on re-construction work.

28
July

Armed conflict in Pakistan has claimed more than 15,000 lives since 2003, leaving scores of widowed women and orphaned children. To alleviate the impact of the conflicts on communities, USAID, through its three-year $25 million Conflict Victims Support Program, is working to provide a wide range of support for individuals, families and communities suffering losses from conflict-related violence, a news report published in Dawn said.

28
July

Mangroves have been declared as natural nature reserves. There are 21 Mangrove varieties in Sri Lanka near Lagoons and 48 near estuaries.

28
July

Steps have been taken to improve human and physical resources at the hospitals in Hambantota.

28
July

Recognised to be one of world’s leading conferences on natural rubber, Sri Lanka has been selected to host the Global Rubber Conference (GRC) 2014, the three-day international event from 27 to 30 October in Colombo.

28
July

The reconstructed Colombo - Jaffna, Northern Railway Line up to Jaffna will be completed by September and the Yal Devi train service to Jaffna, which was suspended for nearly 30 years, due to LTTE terrorist activities will resume operations on 15 September, the Ministry of Transport said.

28
July

The Department of National Botanical Gardens has taken steps to establish ten botanical gardens in the island within the next two years in Sripada, Knuckles, Horton Planes, Sinharaja, Ratnapura, Nuwara Eliya and Ambagamuwa for each distinct bio diversity zones.

28
July

A new project has been implemented to provide concessions for the damages caused to the public by climatic changes. UN Development Programme provides necessary financial assistance for this project.

28
July

The national programme of distributing shoes and additional school uniforms for the students in remote areas will be held today ai the BMICH under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa .

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