Professional officers joined the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) under the second phase of the "Api Army" (We are Army) programme were passed out on successful completion of basic military training at the Volunteer Force Training School Diyatalawa recently.
The Government of Sri Lanka unreservedly condemns the cowardly suicide terrorist attack on the volleyball tournament in Yahyakhil district, Afghanistan yesterday, killing at least 45 people and wounding over 60 others.
The Elections Secretariat said that accepting of postal voting applications has begun and it would be continued until the 4th of next month. Public sector officials who expects to cast postal votes, have been provided with the opportunity to apply for postal voting.
Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya announced that Sri Lanka’s 7th Presidential Election would be held on the 8th of January 2015. Nominations for the Presidential Election will be accepted on the 8th of next month.
Deputy Minister Faizer Mustaffa said that President Mahinda Rajapaksa has understood the people well. He said that the difference between others and the President was that President Rajapaksa respects the rural folks and he knows about the sufferings of the poor people.
Due to the active cloudiness to the West, South and East of Sri Lanka, sudden increase of wind speed over the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee to via Galle and Pottuvil is possible, the Met. Dept. predicts.
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