President Maithripala Sirisena has nominated Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe as the President’s representative to the Constitutional Council (CC), Parliament Chief of Staff and Deputy Secretary General Neil Iddawala said.He said the new appointment is effective immediately as Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka’s term of three years had ended on September 6. He said Minister Thilak Marapone was appointed to the CC as the Prime Minister’s representative some time back in place of Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe
The 98th Model Village ‘Abhayarajagama’, constructed under Semata Sevana Yali Pibidena Uda Gammana programme, was vested with the public by Housing and Construction Minister Sajith Premadasa, recently.
The Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the economic stalwarts in the Asian region must focus on geopolitics in the region since the Asia will become the centre of the new global economy with the changes taking place in the next two decades, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Wednesday(13th).
Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana, Commander Security Forces – Kilinochchi on last Wednesday, visited the housing project under construction by Army troops with the patronage of the National Housing Development Authority (NHDA) at Thunukkai, Alankulum.
Under the programme carried out by President Maithripala Sirisena to provide the necessary leadership to achieve sustainable development objectives in 2030, the National Sustainability discourse is preparing a plan to determine the long-term objectives in the fields of economic, social and environment within the next 12 years.
Some 700 differently able Army War Heroes of our times, endowed with unswerving moral courage and insatiable aptitude for multiple athletic skills are to showcase their talents in the ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2018’ at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama during 19 - 21 September.
The Meteorology Department today issued heat weather advisory for Eastern Province and Polonnaruwa, Mullativu and Kilinochchi Districts as the caution level was expected in most parts of the Eastern Province and some parts of Polonnaruwa, Mullativu and Kilinochchi districts today and tomorrow. It said people should stay hydrated in job sites and take breaks in the shade as often as possible while check up on the elderly and the sick indoors.It warned people not to leave children unattended in vehicles. “Limit strenuous outdoor activities and find shade and stay hydrated,” the statement said.
The Minister of Youth Affairs, Project Management and Southern Development and Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister Sagala Ratnayaka visited the Republic of Korea from 02-08 September 2018 on the invitation of the Korea Foundation (KF) under its ‘Distinguished guests in political affairs programme’. During the visit, Minister Ratnayaka also met with senior interlocutors of the Korean Government to discuss issues of mutual interest, including cooperation in the field of youth affairs.
A team of Sri Lankan Police Officers is participating in a comprehensive training program on Road Safety and Traffic Management at the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) in Faridabad, India. The course is being organised from 3rd -14th of September.