Swiss Ambassador calls on Prime Minister, discusses trade, tourism, investment and COVID-19 assistance

(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"

COVID-19 outbreak can be effectively contained – Army Commander

(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"