Deputy Minister of Justist Sujeewa Senasinghe said that income of the people would be increased to 80,000 rupees by creating an industrial era in the country within three years and an economy would be created where everyone will have money in their hands.
The party will not give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the forthcoming general election and as well as it will never name former President as the UPFA’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister Rajitha senaratne said.
The Government has taken steps to revise charges of marriages registration from Rs. 5,000/- to Rs. 1,000/- with effect from 16th March, 2015, Cabinet Spokesman Minister Rajitha Senarathna said while addressing the weekly cabinet briefing held at the Government Information Department today (18).
A Task Force has been appointed to combat the growing threat to children and young persons posed by bullying and sexual harassment via social media sites like Facebook and Instagram and other mobile and web based applications like Snapshot, Viber and WhatsApp. The Task Force has been appointed by the Sri Lanka National Child Protection Authority.
Minister for Information of Bangladesh Hasanul Haq Inu arrived in Colombo on Tuesday (16) on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka. The Minister held a meeting with Sri Lankan Minister of Mass Media and Chief Government Whip Gayantha Karunatilaka on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry's decision to hold a Diaspora festival in Colombo later this year should be appreciated, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka, parliamentarian DEW Gunasekara says.
A programme to grant financial assistance to 31 estate members of the Akmeemana Tea Research Division in the Galle District was launched under the patronage of Minister of Mass Media Gayantha Karunatilake.