Measures have been taken to recruit 250 graduates to the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) as investigative officers.Up to now police officers have been deployed as investigative officers and last year around 200 police officers have been attached to the Commission to conduct investigations.
The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy says that sporadic power outages will be experienced in parts of Colombo from July 25 to 31 due to urgent repairs to be carried out to a 132KW system in the city.
The Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise, between US Naval Special Warfare Forces personnel and Sri Lanka naval personnel from the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla (4FAF) and Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was ceremonially inaugurated at the Special Boat Squadron Training School (SBSTS) in Trincomalee.
Sri Lanka Army troops in the Northern peninsula have embarked on a programme to plant coconut trees in the region as a part of their green drive project. Accordingly, troops under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) planted 200 coconut seedlings along the beach stretch in Mailaddy in Jaffna, on Wednesday (18). The effort was carried out with the cooperation of officials of the Coastal Conservation Department, Jaffna District Secretariat and Department of Agriculture in the Northern Province.
India and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today on a sanitation sector project under which 3400 toilets would be constructed in Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka.The MoU was signed by . Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka and Mrs. Renuka Ekanayake, Secretary, Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy, with the participation of M.S.S. Ameer Ali, Deputy Minister of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy and senior officials of Government of Sri Lanka.
The Primary Health Care Strengthening Project will be launched on July 20 at 6 pm at the BMICH in Colombo, Project Director and former Health Services Director General Dr. J.M.W. Jayasundara Bandara said
The Department of Examinations has banned the conducting of tuition classes in respect of the 2018 G.C.E Advanced Level examination and the 2018 Grade 5 Scholarship Examination in terms of Gazette Notification Number 1816 of 21-06-2013 and Section 22 of the Public Examinations Act No. 25 of 1968.