(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –The Ministry of Education following a discussion today has made an announcement regarding the opening of schools next week."Schools in urban areas to be opened for classes three days next week"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –The visiting delegation of the International Monetary Fund called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House, Colombo yesterday afternoon (24) to brief him on the progress in the discussions held so far on resolving the economic crisis."IMF delegation briefs the President on progress of the discussions"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –A high-level delegation representing the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of State will visit Sri Lanka from June 26 – 29, the U.S. Embassy in Colombo said in a release."High-Level Delegation from U.S. Government to visit Sri Lanka"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –Inspector General of Police CD Wickramaratne has issued an order to all police stations to videotape people who are creating riots at petrol stations."IGP orders videotaping rioters at filling stations"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – MP Dhammika Perera was sworn in as the new Minister of Investment Promotion, said the President’s Media Division."Dhammika Perera sworn in as Minister of Investment Promotion"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – High Commissioner Gopal Baglay, Hon’ble Keheliya Rambukwella, Minister of Health, Hon’ble Nalin Fernando, Minister of Trade, Hon’ble Members of Parliament namely M.A Sumanthiran, V. Radhakrishnan, M. Udaya Kumar, Angajan Ramanthan, and several others including Senthil Thondaman welcomed a large humanitarian consignment consisting of 14,700 MT of rice, 250 MT of milk powder and 38 MT of medicines donated by the people of India in Colombo on 24 June 2022."Welcoming a SLR 3 billion consignment of humanitarian supplies"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A bilateral meeting took place between Minister of Foreign Affairs G.L. Peiris and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Local Government of New Zealand Nanaia Mahuta, 22 June on the sidelines of the CHOGM Summit in Kigali, Rwanda."Sri Lanka and New Zealand Foreign Ministers meet on the sidelines of CHOGM 2022"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –Bangladesh High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Tareq Ariful Islam has said that the time has come to further strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries."Sri Lanka, Bangladesh look to strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –India’s development assistance to Sri Lanka stands at over USD 5 billion"FS Kwatra meets top Sri Lankan leadership, underscores India’s continuing support and assistance"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka has sought the assistance of the European Union in the economic recovery process."Sri Lanka seeks EU assistance in economic recovery process"