The Australian High Commissioner, Ms Robyn Mudie, hosted a reception recently (Nov 20) to congratulate 35 Sri Lankans who have been offered Australia Awards to undertake post-graduate degrees at Australian universities in 2015.
A religious ceremony is scheduled to be held to deposit Omniscient Sacred Relics in the hemispherical dome of the Sandahiru Seya (The Victory Stupa) tommorow (23) at 9am under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Anuradhapura. The ceremony will take place with the participation of six thousand five hundred members of the venerable Maha Sangha.
The multi-purpose Deduru Oya Reservoir Project will be inaugurated under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa today. The expenditure incurred on the Project is 10 billion rupees. The Scheme will enable to cultivate more than 30 thousand acres of paddy lands.
The Vice President of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa issuing a Media Release said that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party suspended the memberships and all positions held by Parliamentarians Maithripala Sirisena, Rajitha Senaratne, Duminda Dissanayake, M.K.A.D.S. Gunawardena and Wasantha Senanayake in the Party with immediate effect.
Due to the active cloudiness to the East of Sri Lanka, sudden increase of wind speed over the sea areas off the coast extending from Kankesanthurai to Pothuvil via Trincomalee is possible, the Met. Dept. predicts.
Bringing global packaging honour to Sri Lanka, the World Packaging Confab kicked off in Colombo for the third time on 20 November. Under this, not only packaging related exports, but also even Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) packaging sales are on the rise.
The celebration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand is being launched Thursday, (20 November 2014), the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.
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