Development - Provincial

03
September

Within two days of launching the Divi Neguma Sahana Aruna” programme 50,132 beneficiaries obtained credit facilities worth Rs.740 million from Divi Neguma Community Banks throughout the country.  The programme was ceremonially launched on last Monday (01). 

02
September

Ties up with So Others May See Inc. for the second year to provide eyeglasses to underprivileged schoolchildren

02
September

Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, intent on encouraging the production of Army essentials within the organization itself, embarked on another new project on Monday (1) after ceremonially inaugurating the newest ‘Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Factory’ at Dombagoda Horana where iron beds are manufactured under the first phase.

02
September

Security Forces Jaffna (SF-J) commenced a programme to empower NEET  (not in Education, not in Employment, not in Training) people of Jaffna and in this regard an awareness seminar was organized by the 25th Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment  for a group of 20 young men and women, on Friday (29). The theme of the seminar was "Shipping and Information Technology as a career".

02
September

The International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES) presented a high award for “special contribution to stability and peace in the Region” to Prof. Gamini Laksman Peiris, Sri Lankan Minister of External Affairs.

02
September

On-the-spot-cash for thousands from 1,073 Divi Neguma banks

Divi Neguma beneficiaries enthusiastically welcomed the Divi Neguma Sahana Aruna programme ceremonially launched on September 1 through 1,073 Divi Neguma community banks. Thousands of people obtained cash benefits that day itself.

01
September

Douglas Devananda, Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development, speaking at the ceremony held recently to mark the recommencement of the Achchuveli Industrial Estate said that the armed conflict which dragged on for more than 3 decades completely engulfing the Northern and Eastern Provinces of the country alike saw a sad end to the Achchuveli Industrial Estate. However, the Government consequent to defeating terrorism without any loss of time took steps deemed necessary to uplift the livelihoods of the affected, investing massively on infrastructure development of these two regions. The ceremony was headed by  Basil Rajapakse, the Minister of Economic Development. 

01
September

A child from Seychelles suffering from diabetes  was directed by the First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksaa  to the Lady Ridgeway hospital in Colombo, during her tour in Seychelles in June.

31
August

The Bomburu-Ella reservoir in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka on the way to Horton Plains is being rehabilitated at a cost of 100 million rupees. 

31
August

Sri Lanka inflation continued its decelerating trend observed since June 2013 and reached 4.5 per cent in August 2014 compared to 4.7 per cent in July 2014, on an annual average basis the Central bank of Sri Lanka said in a media release.

 

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