An educational exhibition organized by the Department of Geography, University of Colombo will be held today (05), from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm to celebrate the World Environmental Day -2015, with the collaboration of Central Environmental Authority, Department of Wild Life and Department of Forestry.
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau will partner University of Sri Jayewardenepura to boost its marketing approach, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Chairman Dr. Rohantha Athukorala said at a press conference to announce the 2015 edition of Sri Lanka International University Romp 2015 which is to be held next week.
The government has taken steps to conduct a programme to upgrade the welfare of the journalists. This measure has been taken in order to pay gratitude to the journalists for their dedicated service, Minister of Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilaka said addressing a media conference held at the Government Information Department today (04).
The Pope has accepted the resignation presented by Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai, from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Trincomalee, in accordance with canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law and has appointed Rev. Noel Emmanuel Christian, presently Episcopal Vicar and General Treasurer of the same diocese as the new Bishop of Trincomalee, Vatican Radio reported.
Sri Lanka will mark 'World Environment Day 2015' with a National Ceremony at Watadageya historical site in Medirigiriya, Polonnaruwa on June 5 at 9.00 a.m. with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena as the Chief Guest. This year, Sri Lanka's national theme for World Environment Day is 'Sustainable use protects the earth'.
The Internal Transport Ministry has formulated a Transport Master Plan for the Colombo Metropolitan Region (CMR) and the suburbs to address issues in the transport sector, including heavy congestion in the Colombo city within the next 20 years.