The 6th South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2018 (SARCAS) that brought all military officers specialized in civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance professionals and disaster response practitioners in the Asian region drew to a close at Hotel Movenpick, Colombo 3 recently during a brief closing ceremony
Approval of the Cabinet has been granted previously to secure funds amounting to US$ 125 million from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank for the improvement of the Road Management Capacities of the Road Development Authority and the improvement of selected roads.
Showery condition and wind speed over the island, particularly in the South-western part are expected to enhance to some extent from today.Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts.Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Colombo, Gampaha and Hambantota districts.Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Kaluthara district.Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph can be expected in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, Southern, North-western, North-central and Uva provinces and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts.
Sri Lanka Army launched another mega nation-building project to plant more than 135,000 herbal saplings inside all island-wide Army formations in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation (SLADC).
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Central and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts today. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces.
The possibility of increasing wind speed is still high over the island and surrounding sea areas (particularly in the sea areas to the Southeast and Northwest of the country). Cloudy skies can be expected over the island.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that the government has carried out tremendous work to bring the dividends of development to villages and the cities alike.“The incumbent government is the only government in the history of Sri Lanka that has carried out the highest number of projects at grass root level, he said