(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In a meaningful initiative to bring the people of Sri Lanka together and understand each other’s diversity and different cultures, the Office of National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) has taken steps to introduce a programme to celebrate religious and cultural festivals such as Thai Pongal, Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Poson, Ramazan, Christmas, together among school children island-wide. To underline the values of this initiative, the ONUR has printed a Handbook in all…"“Let us Strengthen our Togetherness Through Celebration’’ – ONUR"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Ambassador of Germany to Sri Lanka Joern Rohde has visited the central hill capital of Kandy recently and met with the Chief Prelate of the Malwatta Chapter, Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala and Chief Minister of the Central Province, Sarath Ekanayake."German Ambassador looks into infrastructure development in Kandy"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –DUP MP Ian Paisley has apologised in the House of Commons and admitted “deep personal embarrassment” after failing to declare two luxury holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan government."DUP MP Ian Paisley says rule breach a personal embarrassment"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka has received an additional US$ 16 million loan from Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) to finance the remaining work of Kalu Ganga Development Project."Sri Lanka receives additional US$ 16 million loan from Saudi fund for Kalu Ganga Development Project"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assured that the government will safeguard country’s national security and will not take any measures that would harm the country."Prime Minister assures national security is top priority"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena said that unlimited power creates corruption and during the last three years, Sri Lanka has taken several important steps to break the link between power and corruption in the country."Lanka has taken steps to break the link with power and corruption President tells Global Summit"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a three-day visit to Georgia to the participate in the Open Govt Partnership Global Summit and the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili met in Tbilisi yesterday (18th July)."Leaders pay attention on strengthening Sri Lanka –Georgia ties"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Disciplinary action is to be taken against 14 Army Officers stationed at the Kosgama Salawa Army Camp during the massive explosion and fire which occurred at the camp’s armoury on 05 June, 2016 causing immense destruction, the State media reported."Salawa Army Camp Explosion: Disciplinary action against 14 Army Officers"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed Parliament that an investigation has been launched into reports that a Government Minister was protecting five underworld leaders."“Action against Ministers protecting underworld,” Prime Minister assures"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) has launched a systematic effort in close cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs to improve the primary government websites of Divisional and District Secretariats, the government said."ICTA to improve Divisional and District Secretariat websites"