The planning seminar is taking place in Colombo for the new Norwegian Research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen to come to Sri Lankan waters in 2018 to carry out a survey on the marine resources. This is part of the technical and institutional cooperation on Fisheries between Norway and Sri Lanka, which was endorsed by the top level political authorities of the two countries.
Web Journalists yesterday (18th Aug.) hailed the government’s decision to remove the10% telecommunications levy imposed on data. They urged the government that a concession be provided to post paid data packages as it has done to the pre paid packages.
A large and high-tech ocean Research Vessel (R/V) of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), ‘ISABU’, arrived at the Port of Colombo as the first port of call on 16th August to strengthen maritime cooperation between Korea and Sri Lanka.
The Military, Air and Naval Attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation Colonel Dmitry A Mikhaylovskiy made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the Ministry yesterday (17th Aug.).