Sri Lanka is mulling a bigger role for private sector in the planned industry and commerce reforms-and Lankans of all hues are rallying round the leaders of the new consensual government., I look forward to an increased role and support of the Lankan business, exports and investment communities in our next stage of industry and commerce development. As we enter a new era of social unity, Sri Lankans of all hues are rallying round the joint and consensual efforts of both leaders said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka on Sept.09.
Climate change is a universal challenge that all nations in the world should address collectively and multi dimensionally. The dangers of this salient yet contested concept implicate citizens and legislative officials across the globe, posing immediate and future threats to mankind, natural resources, biodiversity, and environmental stability, Minister of Agriculture, Agrarian Development, Minor Irrigation, Industries, Environment, Arts and Cultural Affairs (Western Province) Gamini Thilakasiri said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Western Province Climate Change Summit held today (08) at Hotel Hilton.
Sri Lanka Navy promptly responding to a request made by the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, dispatched Naval Ship “Udara” from the port of Galle to rescue ten local fishermen onboard multi-day fishing trawlers “Manusath” and “Isuruputha 03” drifting 63 km (35 nautical miles) South East of Hambantota due to an engine failure.
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will celebrate its 64th anniversary in Polonnaruwa on September 2 under the patronage of party leader, President Maithripala Sirisena, SLFP General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake said.
A 15-member delegation of 55th course of the Indian National Defence College (NDC) comprising senior Officers of Tri-Services from UK, New Zealand, USA, Nepal, Thailand who are currently on their Strategic Neighborhood Study Tour to Sri Lanka, visited the Sri Lanka Air Force Headquarters on Tuesday (25). The delegation was headed by Maj Gen Rakesh Prathap Sing Bhaduria the Senior Directing Staff of Indian NDC, Airforce media reported.