Two new international aviation schools to be set up at Mattala, Ratmalana airports

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Considering the growing demand for aviation education worldwide, the government has taken steps to establish two international aviation schools at Mattala and Ratmalana International Airports, Minister of Industrial Exports and Investment Promotion, Tourism and Aviation Prasanna Ranatunga said.

"Two new international aviation schools to be set up at Mattala, Ratmalana airports"

Navy and Air Force also to assist traffic police to ease traffic congestion in Colombo

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The government has decided to deploy Navy and the Air Force in addition to the Army to assist the police to handle traffic as a measure to ease congestion in capital city Colombo and suburban areas, Acting Chief of Defense Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said.

"Navy and Air Force also to assist traffic police to ease traffic congestion in Colombo"

Encourage inventions that strengthens GDP – State Minister Thilanga Sumathipala

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Thilanga Sumathipala, State Minister of Technology and Innovation gave instructions to the officials of the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission to encourage inventions which would support Gross Domestic Product, one of the major indicators of a country’s development. The Minister gave these instructions while on an observation visit to the Commission. Further expressing his views, he remarked,

"Encourage inventions that strengthens GDP – State Minister Thilanga Sumathipala"