In line with the Poson Full Moon Day and on a concept of Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena, , a jumbo book dansela organised by the Ministry of Education will be held on June 12 and 13 at the Pahatha Maluwa of the Mihintale sacred area.
Eighteenth Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) of the Food and Agriculture Organization will be held in Colombo from 01st to 05 June 2014. The Meeting is held in Sri Lanka on the initiative of Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economics Development, Dr Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development and Prof.G.L.Peiris, Minister of External Affairs. This is the second time Sri Lanka is hosting the event, the first being in 2011.
External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris had bilateral discussions with Mr. Mankeur Ndiaye, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Senegal on Wednesday, on the sidelines of the 17th Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in Algiers.
A new Degree of Bachelor of Technology ( BSc (Tech)) will be introduced in local universities by 2016, in a bid to cater to the job market, Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena said at a media briefing held at the Government Information Department on Wednesday (28)..
The inaugural ceremony of the South Asian Ozone Officers Network Meeting was held on May 27, with the participation of Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Minister of Petroleum Industries as the Chief Guest at the Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo. The meeting will be held until May 30.
The President has taken steps to bring Government Services to the people’s door step under the Village-to-Village and House-to-House National Programme, said Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa.
The meeting of the South Asia Network of Ozone Officers was inaugurated on Tuesday (27) by the Minister of Environment and Renewable Energy Anura Priyadarshana Yapa at the Grand Oriental Hotel in Colombo. Deputy Minister Abdul Cader was among those present.
As bilateral trade crossed $ 460 Mn mark, Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in SAARC hinted at bigger engagement with the country and post ‘JEC modalities’ between the historic partners are now moving towards their final shape. “We look forward to expand FTA trade by reducing sensitive items, and the positive result of this would be more opportunities for Lankan exporters” said Maj Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi, the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Colombo recently.