To host an agricultural training workshop in Sri Lanka under the theme "Value Addition to Agricultural Products for increasing productivity" from 7-13 September 2015, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.
The Annual SLAF Hindu Religious Ceremony was held at the Captains Garden Sri Kailasanathar Swamy Devasthanam, Colombo 10, on Monday (13) with the participation of the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala.
With the Parliamentary Elections in Sri Lanka round the corner,Central Environmental Authority (CEA) Chairman Prof.Lal Mervin Dharmasiri speaking to news.lk requests from all parties and candidates to run an eco-friendly election campaign for the upcoming Parliamentary Election.
A media release issued by the Elections Secretariat reveals that by 16.15 hrs. on Thursday (09), 129 independent groups have deposited bonds while 24 political parties and 3 independent groups have handed over nominations for all 22 electoral districts.
SLAF has marked an another important milestone in the history of SLAF by deploying its second fleet of MI 17 helicopters as the Sri Lanka aviation contingent at the United Nations Peace Keeping Mission in South Sudan. Initially the required logistics have been dispatched to Juba, South Sudan by air and sea. Three MI 17 helicopters were initially dispatched to Entebbe, Uganda by an AN 124 cargo aircraft on 07th June 2015 with the required technical and aircrew (23 personnel)., Sri Lanka Airforce Media reported.
Ministry of Finance rejects the allegation made by the former President that the government in 100 days has issued 28 ethanol licences. Former President had made this allegation attributing to Finance Minister as telling the Parliament in this regard.