The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will inaugurate the new Tank Farm Complex and Bunkering Terminal on Sunday (22) at the Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MRMRP) under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Marking the occasion, fuel will be supplied to a container ship arriving from Dubai.
The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Takehiko Nakao, on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka from 17-19 June will meet President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday (18) and will make a visit to Colombo port.
CEAT Kelani Holdings, a passenger car radial tyre production facility was opened by Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa recently. This is a a joint venture between India’s RPG Group and Sri Lanka’s Kelani Tyre, established at a cost of Rs.600 million.
The Economic Development Ministry launched a project to complete 886 mobile services within three months in the Uva Province under the Village-to-Village, House-to-House National Program to solve problems of the rural population. Out of this 46 have already been completed.
Today has been declared as a Dengue Prevention Day in the Wayamba Province. Chief Minister of the Wayamba Provincial Council, Dayasiri Jayasekera requests all officials in the province to participate in cleaning the garbage in their respective areas.
Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, said on Saturday that the ICT literacy, which was 4% when Mahinda Rajapaksa became President in 2005, has now zoomed to 50%.