Cabinet has approved a proposal of the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, as the the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs to establish an office for the missing persons.
Members of Parliament involved in recent unruly behaviours will be pardoned if they make an open apology to the Parliament, according to the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.
Importance of making structural changes in the government institutions through new ideas and strategies was emphasized by the President Maithripala Sirisena.
President Maithripala Sirisena left for Japan yesterday (25th May) to participate in the G–7 Summit to be held on 26th and 27th May in Ise-Shima.
All the flood and landslide affected areas have been declared as High Security Zones (HSZs) by the President Maithripala Sirsena.
President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday (22nd May) participated the ‘Chan Tea Musical Sri Lanka’, a meditational musical symphony held at Nelum Pokuna Theatre.
In view of the Wesak Poya Day, Presidential Pardon was offered to 680 inmates who were in Prisons island wide. According to prison officials, these inmates were punished for minor offences.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (22nd May) made an observation visit to Wellampitiya, Meethotamulla and Kolonnawa to look into the issues of the victims of the flood in the areas.
Making room for the lawmakers to visit their electorates to organise the rescue missions and to distribute essential items for the victims the Parliament was adjourned yesterday at 11.30am.
Party Leaders have agreed to convert Parliament from using electricity from the national grid to solar power.
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