(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A meeting took place at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (30) between President Ranil Wickremesinghe and representatives from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The primary focus of the discussion was the digitization of data in Sri Lanka’s agricultural sector."Government’s focus on digitization of data in the agricultural sector"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena held extensive discussions with Prime Minister of Thailand Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on bilateral relations."Sri Lanka renews ties with Thailand"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Dr. Robert Floyd will visit Sri Lanka from 31 May to 4 June 2023."CTBTO Executive Secretary to visit Sri Lanka this week"
President emphasizes prioritizing the convenience of students over the Examinations Department’s convenience when conducting exams
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – In a recent discussion, President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his concerns about the obstacles faced by students when taking exams in unfamiliar environments. He emphasized the need for the Ministry of Education and the Examinations Department to prioritize the convenience and progress of students over their own convenience."President emphasizes prioritizing the convenience of students over the Examinations Department’s convenience when conducting exams"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $350 million special policy-based loan to provide budget support to Sri Lanka for economic stabilization today (29)."ADB approves USD 350 million loan for Sri Lanka’s economic stabilization"
Fuel quotas under National Fuel Pass QR System will be increased from next month
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekara says that the National Fuel Pass QR System allocated fuel quotas will be increased from Wednesday (May 31)."Fuel quotas under National Fuel Pass QR System will be increased from next month"
President Ranil Wickremesinghe presents proclamation declaring the historic Mahiyangana sacred site a place of worship
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe presented a momentous proclamation to the Mahavihara Vamsika Shyamopali Maha Nikaya Asgiri Vihara Senior Karaka Sangha Sabhika, Most Venerable Urulewatte Sri Dhammarakkhitha Thera, designating the historic Mahiyangana sacred site as an officially recognized place of worship."President Ranil Wickremesinghe presents proclamation declaring the historic Mahiyangana sacred site a place of worship"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – South Korea’s largest international Buddhist conference will be held on 11th of June. The theme of the conference is “Sadaham Ama Wessa” – 2023”."A conference with international Buddhists in South Korea"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –President Ranil Wickremesinghe has returned to the island after concluding his official tour of Singapore and Japan."President returns to the island after Japan, Singapore visits"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Stand-up comedian Nathasha Edirisooriya, who found herself in hot water over her remarks on religions which stirred much controversy in the country, has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)."Stand-up comedian Nathasha Edirisooriya arrested"