The enhancement of afternoon thundershowers to some extent over the Island can be expected. Showers or thundershowers will occur at most places over the island particularly after 2.00 p.m.Fairly heavy falls about 100mm can be expected at some places, particularly in Central, Uva, Sabaragamuwa, North-central and North-western provinces and in Mannar district. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lighting activity.
President Maithripala Sirisena says he will dedicate himself to deliver the values of the Theravada Buddhism to the world while protecting this noble philosophy,joining hands with all the countries in the region.
The South Indian leading English newspaper The Hindu reported today that Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will visit New Delhi later this week and meet his counterpart Narendra Modi to discuss bilateral matters, quoting official sources in Colombo
Hasini Ambalangodage and her team AlFA won the Gold medal in the mixed international relay badminton at the Youth Olympic Games which is now in progress in Argentina. Her team consisted of seven other shuttlers from USA, Bulgaria, Canada, Italy, India, Cambodia and Sweden.Hasini from Vishaka College Colombo said this was a great chance to win a gold medal in this mixed international relay event.
Minister of Sports Faiszer Mustapha said that Sri Lanka’s para athletes who won 14 medals at recent Asian Para Games in Jakarta were a good example to able athletes.Minister of Sports Faiszer Mustapha greeting Sampath Hettiarachchi who won silver medal in javelin throw.
C.W.W. Kannangara, who is considered the father of free education, always devised and implemented plans targeting the welfare of future generations rather than the next election. Kannangara’s vision is a practical vision which is applicable to the present day, Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe acknowledges the greetings of the people on his arrival in Galgamuwa to open the new two-storeyed Ehetuwewa Divisional Secretariat building, on Sunday. Ministers Vajira Abeywardene, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and S.B. Nawinna were also present on the occasion.
The constructions of the technological museum of Polonnaruwa came under the inspection of President Maithripala Sirisena , This is the first comprehensive technological museum built after one hundred and fifty years. This technological museum is comprised of cubicles composed of the technology descending from pre- historic era and of the most significant milestones of state patronage through the ages.