(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena will arrive at the Narita International Airport in Japan today at 8 a.m. for a five-day official visit along with a delegation."President arrives in Japan today on five-day visit"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Army Humanitarian De-mining Unit (SLA-HDU) was assured more support and funds to purchase Mine Detection Dogs (MDDs) by the Special Envoy of the Anti-personnel Mine Ban Convention Prince Mired Raad Zeid Al-Hussein, who visited minefields in Muhamalai, Jaffna at the invitation of the President and the National Mine Action Centre of the Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs."Sri Lanka assured more support for de-mining by UN"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) of the Korea Eximbank has committed USD 785 million assistance to Sri Lanka for development projects, the Chief Representative of the Korea Eximbank in Colombo Sung Soo Jung said."Korea has granted USD 785 million development assistance to Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Prime Minister giving a brief account on the two incidents in Ampara and Teldeniya, stressed that the series of violent acts which followed were deliberate attempts by an organized gang to inflame racial tensions, adding that those could not be underplayed as happened out of sudden anger. He said while the Buddhist monks and Muslim clergy in the area tried to resolve the issues, groups that came from outside created chaos."State of emergency to restore normalcy"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – “ I decided the make this special address today, as a tense situation has occurred during the last few days owing to several very unfortunate incidents in several parts of the country, causing disharmony and tensions among ethnic groups."Special Announcement by President on March 06th"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Health Ministry said on Monday (05) it would soon seek Cabinet approval to raise the age limit of cigarette sale to adults from 18 to 21 years."Government to raise age limit of cigarette sale from 18 to 21"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Government of Sri Lanka strongly and unequivocally condemns the recent Sporadic incidents of violence that had sparked” off in Ampara and Digana, creating"Government strongly condemns vioience in Ampara and Digana in Ampara and Digana,"