Aesthetic Research Centre to honour Pandit Amaradeva

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Government yesterday in Parliament, presented a Bill to provide for the establishment of an Aesthetic and Research Centre called the ‘Amaradeva Aesthetic and Research Centre’ in gratitude to the legendary musician late Pandit W.D Amaradeva.Chief Government Whip and Minister Gayantha Karunatilleka presented the Bill for First Reading.

"Aesthetic Research Centre to honour Pandit Amaradeva"

Fisheries Ministry aims to increase annual earnings from fish exports to US$ 1.5 billion

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy Dilip Wedaarachchi says the plans are afoot to strengthen fish exports to earn an annual income of US$ 1.5 billion and a number of projects are to be launched for this purpose.

"Fisheries Ministry aims to increase annual earnings from fish exports to US$ 1.5 billion"

Press Release by Minister of Finance and Media

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In response to a question on the restoration of Capital Punishment for drug dealers at a press conference last week, while reiterating my opposition to Capital Punishment, I said that certain individuals connected to the drug trade try to cover their sins by being benefactors of society, holding high positions in various organizations or as philanthropists in religious organizations. Inadvertently, I also mentioned Rotarians and Lions Clubs, which I deeply regret.

"Press Release by Minister of Finance and Media"