The circular related to the addition of Rs.2500 to the basic salary of public employees will be issued next week, Minister of Public Administration and Management Ranjith Maddumabandara said while addressing a function held at Mihintale in Anuradhapura.
The Committee on Public Representations on the Constitution (CPRC) appointed by Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe to seek public opinion on the proposed constitutional reforms will seek input from people in Jaffna and Kurunegala districts on February 15th and 16th receptively.
Naval personnel attached to Rapid Action Boat Squadron (RABS) Headquarters in Kalpitiya arrested seventeen local fishermen with 5 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing using a banned fishing nets in the Uchchamuniya and Kimbulbokka sea areas on 13th February 2016. 7 pair of diving fins, 5 GPSs, 18 Conch Shells and 31 Oxygen Tanks were also taken into custody during the arrest.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has decided to work with the Sri Lankan government in assisting the families of those reported missing during the nearly three-decade long separatist conflict in the country, foreign ministry said on Saturday (13).
Two Royal Omani Navy Ships, ‘Al Shamikh’ and ‘Al Seeb’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on 12th February 2016 on a goodwill and replenishment visit. The ships were ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on their arrival.