A tourism promotion talk on ‘Natural Capital of Sri Lanka’ with special emphasis on birds and mammals was held at the High Commission on 21st September to a gathering of Australian wildlife enthusiasts. The event was organised by the High Commission as part its tourism promotion initiatives, together with Aarunya Vacations – a Sri Lankan tourism promotion company based in Canberra.
The newly appointed Sri Lanka Envoy for Germany, Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi presented credentials to Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, at the Honour Court of Bellevue Castle in Berlin on 20th September.
Minister of Home Affairs Vajira Abeywardena informed District Secretaries (DS) to utilize all the funds allocated for development projects before 31st December this year and inform about projects with technical problems to the ministry and use the funds for other suitable projects in the district.
Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday (24thSept.) vested several ward complexes in hospitals in Northern Province with the public built by the Global Fund (GF) at a cost of Rs. 1,824 million.