Sri Lanka Transport Board has deployed a special bus service from Wednesday for the benefit of commuters who are returning to Colombo after the New Year.holidays. accordingly 500 buses have been deployed for the prupose.
The Sri Lankan External Affairs Ministry spokesman Issuing a statement on Monday (15) with regard to Canada’s suspension of voluntary Commonwealth funds said that this action taken by Canada is at variance with the underlying spirit of the Commonwealth as a voluntary Organization of sovereign nations, with diversity being its hallmark.
The traditional Oil Anointing State Ceremony for the Sinhala and Hindu New Year will be held at the Yatawatta Rajamaha Viharaya at Koshinna in Gampaha at the auspicious time of 11.16 am today (16). President Mahinda Rajapakse will be the chief guest of the ceremony.