(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –“My warmest congratulations and sincere best wishes to you on your unprecedented re-election for a fourth term as leader of your country,” President Maithripala said in a congratulatory message to German Chancellor Angela Merkel."President congratulates German Chancellor on her election victory"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena emphasizes every District Secretary should be committed to make the National Food Production Program which commences on October 06, 2017 successful at district level."President briefs District Secretaries about their responsibility to make National Food Production Program a success – President"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –England all-rounder Ben Stokes was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after a nightclub incident in Bristol early on Monday."Ben Stokes: England cricketer arrested after Bristol nightclub incident"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A tourism promotion talk on ‘Natural Capital of Sri Lanka’ with special emphasis on birds and mammals was held at the High Commission on 21st September to a gathering of Australian wildlife enthusiasts. The event was organised by the High Commission as part its tourism promotion initiatives, together with Aarunya Vacations – a Sri Lankan tourism promotion company based in Canberra."Tourism Promotion Talk on ‘Natural Capital of Sri Lanka’"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The newly appointed Sri Lanka Envoy for Germany, Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi presented credentials to Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, at the Honour Court of Bellevue Castle in Berlin on 20th September."Ambassador Hettiarachchi presents Credentials"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena directed to the Finance Ministry to impose 100% levy on imported big onions."President directs imposition of 100% levy on big onion imports"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Preliminary investigation relating to the above incident reveals that the parties concerned may have committed certain offences under the Penal Code of Sri Lanka."STATUS OF THE INVESTIGATION RELATING TO 250 SCHOOL CHILDREN IN GANNORUWA, KANDY WHO WERE ENGAGED IN A WEDDING CEREMONY"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Ministry of Science, Technology and Research together with the United Nations Development Programme announced the establishment of Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab at a press conference held this evening."UNDP and Ministry of Science, Technology and Research collaborate to establish Sri Lanka’s first ‘Social Innovation Lab’"