(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa Thursday ceremonially opened the Ferentino Tire Manufacturing Plant, the largest tire factory in South Asia at Horana."President opens South Asia’s largest tire factory in Horana BOI Zone"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says that the government following the health guidelines has ensured that there is no Ukrainian corona wave, despite the opposition’s false fears that there will be a Ukrainian wave with the arrival of Ukrainian tourists to the island."Government made sure there was no Ukraine wave – Tourism Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sent a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping."President Rajapaksa sends letter to President Xi Jinping"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The European Union (EU) has offered three grants amounting to Rs. 8.26 billion to Sri Lanka. The Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka said the grants will support Sri Lanka’s justice sector, help improve food safety, and strengthen efforts to mitigate climate change. The grants were signed by Secretary to the Treasury, Mr. S.R. Attygalle on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka and were presented by the Ambassador of the…"EU offers Sri Lanka Rs. 8.26 billion grant"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The government has received the cabinet approval to extend the agreed period for payment of salaries for private sector employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic conditions."Cabinet approves to extend the concessionary period on private sector salary payments until March"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Under the guidance of the President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Government is successfully tackling the global COVID pandemic and building economic stability in the country, the Ministry of Finance said."The country is economically stable – Ministry of Finance"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The newly appointed High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka Tariq Mohamed Ariful Islam presented his credentials to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House Monday morning (11), the President’s Media Division said."Sri Lanka, Bangladesh agree to promote maritime cooperation"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Police have launched a special operation jointly with the health authorities in the Western Province and surrounding areas Monday (Jan. 11) to nab institutions not complying with COVID-19 regulations, Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said."Special police operations in the Western Province from today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has given instructions to the State Minister of Livestock, Farm Promotion and Dairy & Egg Related Industries D. B. Herath to resolve the problems large and small scale egg producers are facing, the Prime Minister’s Office said."PM gives instructions to resolve problems of egg producers"