Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest twelve Indian fishermen along with two fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters North-West of Thalaimannar on 10th February 2016. The arrested fishermen were brought to Thalaimannar and handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Thalaimannar) for onward action.
“The accomplishments of the Sri Lankan people and their government over the past year have made all of us rightly proud” remarked U.S. Under Secretary of State Patrick Kennedy as he represented the United States government as the chief guest at the 68th independence day celebrations of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C.
Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Faizer Mustapha said that the Government has no intention to postpone the Local Government election and it is expected to be held in June this year after resolving of the issues regarding the demarcation of electoral boundaries in local government wards.
Colombo, Feb 6 : External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj on Saturday (06) offered to open an Information Technology (IT) Park in Sri Lanka that could attract investments in this growing sector.