The World Class University Project (WCUP-2014) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, through the involvement of Prof. Ranil de Silva, initiated a joint venture between the USJP and the Northern Kentucky University with the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two universities recently.
A press release issued by the Commissioner General of Exams states that the Advanced Level Examination will commence on the 4th of August as scheduled. The Ministry published the amended timetable of the examination today. The Advanced Level Examination will be held between 4th and 13th of August and thereafter once election is held it will recommence on August 24 and go on till September 08.
Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka increased 26 percent from a year earlier to 113,529 in May 2015, with growth in seen in the Chinese and Indian arrivals, data from the state tourist promotion agency showed.
Chinese tourists were up 71 percent to 12,173 while Indian arrivals were up 38.2 percent to 31,764.
A Dutch delegation of dairy companies will visit Sri Lanka in June to explore doing business with local firms and support the island’s dairy industry, the embassy said in a statement.
“This visit should result in long term business activities which will contribute towards economic development in Sri Lanka and the Netherlands”, Louis Piët, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands said in a statement.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday alleged that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as Highways Minister had obtained a Rs. 55 billion loan from the National Savings Bank to construct 28 public roads in 2014.
In his first newspaper interview with newspaper Silumina, the newly-appointed Sri Lankan Army Commander, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, said that the troops deployed in the North have not been withdrawn as well as the military camps.
The Commission to Investigate the Allegations of Bribery or Corruption yesterday filed action against UPFA Parliamentarian Sajin De Vass Gunawardena under Section 9 of the Declaration of Assets and Liabilities Act of 1975.