(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka Dominik Furgler Monday called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo and discussed a number of areas to further cooperation between the two countries, including investment, exports, tourism and fighting the COVID-19 pandemic."Swiss Ambassador calls on Prime Minister, discusses trade, tourism, investment and COVID-19 assistance"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Two more coronavirus related deaths were reported in Sri Lanka today, increasing the total death toll to 19."Number of coronavirus related deaths in Sri Lanka increases to 19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka is to sign a new agreement with India for financial assistance."Sri Lanka to sign fresh deal with India for financial assistance"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –tudents sitting for the GCE Advanced Level Examinations 2020 have been instructed to inform the Ministry of Education of any issues pertaining to health care at examination centres."Hotline for students to complain about health care issues at exam centres"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The government has decided to provide the Rs. 5000 allowance to or 72,345 low income families in Minuwangoda, Divulapitiya and Veyangoda police areas in the Gampaha district where the curfew has been imposed due to the spread of COVID-19."Rs. 5000 allowance for 72,345 families in Gampaha district from tomorrow"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has emphasized the need to create a market where farmers get higher prices for their products while consumers get relief prices."President focuses on providing a higher price for farmer, relief price for consumer"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Over 120 close contacts of the Minuwangoda COVID-19 cluster have tested positive for the Virus, over a 24-hour period ending at 6.00 AM today (15)."Over 120 close contacts of Minuwangoda cluster test positive"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Head of the National Operation Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPC), Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva expressed confidence that the current COVID-19 outbreak could be contained effectively. However, he said that a specific time frame could not be given but currently, all infected persons in the Brandix cluster have been identified and directed to hospitals or placed in quarantine."COVID-19 outbreak can be effectively contained – Army Commander"