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30
August

Australian Naval Ship HMAS 'Melbourne' arrived in Colombo on Saturday (29)  on a goodwill visit. Sri Lanka Navy accorded the visiting ship and its crew a traditional naval welcome.

30
August

On the apparent southward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 28th of August and 07th of September in this year, Met. dept. says. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (30th) are Talaimannar pier, IIupaikkadavai and Periyanmadu about 12.12 noon.

29
August

The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) yesterday (28) entrusted President Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as the Chairman of the party to make the final decision on making parliamentary and ministerial appointments.

29
August

Nikini full moon day falling due one month after the commencement of “Wassana Kala“the rainy season: is of special significance for Buddhists due to a number of incidents that took place on this day.

29
August

The Malwatte Mahanayake Thera, the Most Ven. Thobbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera has said that the mandate given by the people on the 17th of this month should be used to provide a maximum service on behalf of the people.

28
August

Sri Lanka Army since the year 2013 has been investigating into the Channel-4 video contents upon directions given by then government.

28
August

A special gazette has been released announcing that the first session of the eighth Parliament will meet at the Parliament Hall, Sri Jayawardenapura from 9.30 a.m. on September 01.

28
August

The three-week long joint military exercise involving thousands of Sri Lankan armed forces personnel and representatives from foreign countries will commence on Thursday (September3) for the sixth consecutive year, the Army said.

28
August

The ceremonial handing over of the former Indian Coast Guard Ship Varaha, which had been in service with Sri Lanka Navy as Sri Lanka Naval Ship Sagara since 2006, took place at the port of Colombo on Wednesday (27) in keeping with naval customs and traditions.

27
August

A Day care centre and a pre-school was opened today for the children of workers employed at the factories in the Katunayake Export Processing Zone (KEPZ). This project has been initiated by the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka along with the Manufacturer’s Association of the KEPZ.

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