President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday appointed an experts committee to study the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and submit a report. The President’s Media Division (PMD) said he appointed the committee after taking into consideration views expressed by various parties over the issue.
SLCARP - International Agricultural Research Symposium is scheduled on 13th& 14thAugust 2018 with the participation of about 250 national and international participants. Venue will be at Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo.SLCARP syoposium to be held under the patronage of Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera.
A five – member group of Army personnel of Pakistan Army now in Sri Lanka under the Army to Army Defence talk arrangement called on Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Friday (10th Aug.) after their interaction elsewhere outside Colombo.
The Treasury in keeping with the fuel pricing formula has increased the price of a liter of Petrol 95 Octane by Rs. 2 to Rs. 157, while Super Diesel was increased by Rs.1 to Rs. 130. The price would be in effect until the next fuel price revision on October 10.
Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya this morning (10th Aug.) informed the House that according to existing Parliamentary norms and the Constitution, he has no provisions to affect any change in the Opposition Leader’s post.
Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry sources yesterday said that a number of measures have been taken to minimize the inconvenience faced by the railway commuters due to sudden wild cat strike action launched by the Sri Lanka Railway Department trade unions.
The 24th death anniversary of Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa and several other military War Heroes who laid their lives for the country took place yesterday near Denzil Kobbekaduwa statue at Anuradhapura town in the presence of Mrs Laly Kobbekaduwa, family members and a host of military Officers.
The Sri Lanka Transportation Board has introduced the contact number 011 7 505 555 for the passengers affected due to the ongoing railway strike to inform their transportation requirements or inconveniences.
A fully equipped Fire Tender was ceremonially handed over to the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth) by the Sri Lanka Air Force, today (08). According to Air Force media, the vehicle was handed over to the Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela by the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy at a ceremony held in Kandy, this morning.