Department of Railway introduced the edited railway time table yesterday (20th Feb.) at the Ministry of Transport and CivilAvaiation. The railway time table was revised by the department after 11 years.
Chairman of the District Coordinating Committee, Vavuniya, Minister Raishard Bathiudeen has ordered to prepare a plan to remove the pile of garbage which was lying in Puthiya Saalambakulam , Vavuniya for 15 years with immediate effect.
Officials of the National Drug Regulatory Authority (NDRA) from today (20th Feb.) will inspect the progress of the price reduction of 38 brands of eye-lenses in the local market which came into effect recently.
Commander of Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, during his official tour in Pakistan, called on several high ranking dignitaries from the Pakistan Government and military on Thursday (16th Feb.).
Attorney-At-Law Thusira Malawwethanthri was handed over his letter of appointment as the new Director General of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation yesterday (15th Feb.) by the Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake at the Ministry Premises.
Sri Lanka and Australia yesterday (15th Feb.) signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) on Sport Development co-operation and Economic co-operation at the Parliament premises in Canberra in the presence of the Prime Ministers of both countries.
President of Indonesia Joko Widodo launched the dispatch of the Rice being donated to Sri Lanka at a Ceremony held on 14th Tuesday at the State Logistics Agency (BULOG) Warehouse in Kelapa Gading, Jakarta, Indonesia. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Indonesia Dharshana M. Perera joined the Indonesian President at the ceremony along with several Indonesian Ministers and senior officials.
The upper limit to pay 15% special interest on fixed deposits maintained by senior citizens in the licensed commercial banks and the licensed Specialized Banks has been increased up to Rs.1.5 million from the current limit of Rs.1 million with effect from 1st March.