(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says that a five year plan will be implemented to uplift the tourism industry affected by the Covid epidemic."Sri Lanka Tourism Minister discloses a five-year plan to boost the Covid-hit tourism industry"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar has issued summons to 25 defendants of the case pertaining to the Easter Sunday bombings to appear before the court on October 04, 2021."Court issues summons to 25 defendants of the Easter Sunday attacks"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 2,560 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Monday. All the new infections confirmed today are from the New Year cluster."Coronavirus update: 2,560 new COVID-19 cases identified Monday, total rises to 488,482"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed Mr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka with effect from September 15, 2021, President’s Media Division announced."Ajith Nivard Cabraal appointed as Central Bank Governor"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Roshan Ranasinghe, State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Affairs has decided to provide funds to the crematoriums of the Ministry of Local Government in carrying out the cremation of the people who died due to Covid-19."Government provides funds to local councils for cremation of Covid bodies"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Leader of the House, Minister of Education Dinesh Gunawardena said that a new national education policy that the country needed is being formulated."New national policy for education needed for the country is being formulated – Education Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A consignment of four million Pfizer jabs is scheduled to be received in Sri Lanka by October, Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana said."Pfizer vaccine for children above 12 soon – State Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The State Minister of Money and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms, Ajith Nivard Cabraal in an interview with BBC said that there was no food crisis in Sri Lanka to come out from."There is no food crisis to come out from- Minister Cabraal tells BBC"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 2,842 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Friday."Coronavirus update: 2,842 new COVID-19 cases identified Friday, total rises to 480,478"