The number of people making purchases at the Divi Neguma Avurudu fairs in 324 main towns countrywide under the guidance of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, is expected to reach three million. The ministr’s Divi Neguma Development Department has organized the fairs with the assistance of 19 state organizations including the Ministry of Trade and the Mahaweli.
Based on a concept of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a newly constructed 20Kw solar power plant at the SLAF Station Palavi was declared open by the Director Civil Engineering of the SLAF Air Vice Marshal C.R. Gurusinghe recently.
The closing ceremony of the Multinational Planning Augmentation Team (MPAT) 'Tempest Express - 24' was held at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Wednesday (9) with the participation of the Sri Lanka Navy Commandor Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage.
The frustrating month-long search for the Malaysian jetliner received a tremendous boost when a navy ship detected two more signals that most likely emanated from the aircraft's black boxes. The Australian official co-coordinating the search expressed hope Wednesday that the wreckage will soon be found.
The Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan, General Geral Rashad Mahamood NI (M) paid a courtesy call on Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Tuesdayat the Ministry premises.
At the Press Conference held on April 09, 2014, at the Bandaranaike International Airport to celebrate the National team’s victory during the ICC World T20 2014 Championship, National Cricketer Mahela Jayawardena stated that the Hony. Secretary and CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket had directly engaged with the media through their own channels criticizing Mr. Jayawardena’s supposed decision to retire from the Twenty/20 format of the game.